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The Library provides access to over 57,000 print books, and 150,000+ ebooks, as well as 65 periodical databases with thousands of online periodical titles, and more than 100 print periodicals.  Come and use our brilliant new collaborative computer space!  The general public including children are welcome.


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Selected collections of ebooks

Ebrary -

Ebrary is a collection of 150K online full text books covering a variety of subject areas.  You can create an account in ebrary, save books to your Bookshelf, highlight and add notes to the text, print and copy selections of text, and  cross search the internet for additional information.  There is no time limit for checkouts.  NEW -Libguide to the new Ebrary interface.  

The Commonwealth eBook Collection - NEW

Massachusetts residents can now access additional digital content for free.  Organized by Featured, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Children and Teens, you can also use the Browse By Subject button to help limit and focus your search.  Thousands of ebooks are avaiable through this database provided by the Massachusetts Library System

Overdrive -

Overdrive is an online ebook delivery system brought to you by the C/W Mars consortium.  Download free software in order to load books on your PC, Kindle, Nook, or mobile device.  Books may be checked out for several weeks. There may be a waiting period to borrow certain titles.

Project Gutenberg -

Over 45,000 books in the public domain; many of them classics. 

Bartleby.com - Great Books Online 

A searchable database of classic texts in the public domain.  Includes reference works, fictiion, non-fiction and verse. 

LINK To Additional Online Books- Clck Here

This link will take you to a plethora of ebook databases available to the general public.



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