You can download eBooks and eAudiobooks from the San Mateo County Library eBranch 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All you need is a San Mateo County Library card.
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San Mateo County Library offers eBooks on the Axis 360 platform in conjunction with the Blio eReader application. With Blio, picture books and other illustrated books come alive. Plus, Axis 360 and the Blio reader make eBooks accessible. They allow limited sight patrons guided reading as well as text-to-voice options for all titles. Experience the difference now.
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Freegal Music is a downloadable music service which provides access to the Sony Music Entertainment catalog of artists. Library cardholders can download three songs a week with their libray card number.
Discover complete digital editions of your favorite magazines, anytime/anywhere—on your smartphone, tablet or computer. Over 100 titles to choose from, including titles like Cosmopolitan, Dwell, Food Network Magazine, Martha Stewart Magazine, Mental Floss, National Geographic, Newsweek, Smithsonian, US Weekly and many more! Check out as many magazines as you want—there are never any holds or due dates. Once you download the title, it stays on your device until you delete it..
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- Kindle, EPUB and Adobe PDF eBooks
- WMA and MP3 eAudiobooks
Enjoy downloadable ebooks and eaudiobooks from the Peninsula Library System Digital Book Library; only for library cardholders from Peninsula Library System Member Libraries. Explore new titles each month as we develop and build our own collection.
The best technology and business eBooks from the best authors and publishers.
Twenty California missions eBooks that can be read online or downloaded with Follett Digital Reader, available free at the California missions eBooks site.
Reference eBooks about medicine, law, animals, colleges, social studies, and more.
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Animated talking storybooks for children in English, Spanish, and other languages.
Freely available public domain eBooks in a variety of text formats designed for a wide variety of e-text readers.
Search and view online the full text of ebooks.