eBook Suggestions, News and Updates
This is the place to see what new titles have been added to our eBook collection, staff suggested eBook reads as well as news and updates from Overdrive.
"The Cuckoo's Calling" coming soon in audio Format
"The Cuckoo's Calling" by Robert Gailbraith aka J. K. Rowling will be available in audiobook format on August 28th. We have already ordered it so that holds can be placed now at mylakelibrary.lib.overdrive.com Unfortunately we are not able to add this title in ebook format due to publisher restrictions.
A new record!
June set another record for downloadable media circulation. Overdrive alone was 10,037, and OverDrive plus Project Gutenberg circulation was 10,398 for the month of June.
Maximum number of holds and checkouts have been increased.
You have made Overdrive, our downloadable media collection, extremely popular – so popular that we set a new record in May! In thanks we’re adding more new titles to the collection and increasing the number of items you can check out at once, because sometimes we all like a little variety! Patrons can now check out and download up to 8 items, and can place up to 10 holds.
OverDrive website updated
Our OverDrive-powered website has migrated to OverDrive's Next Generation digital library website!
Overdrive Circulation Goes Over 100,000!
Circulation of ebooks and audiobooks through Overdrive went over 100,000 during the month of January, 2013.
Lake County Library System supplies both eBooks and Audiobooks
Patrons can check out both eBooks and Audiobooks from our Overdrive website. Go to mylakelibrary.lib.overdrive.com
New Titles added
The libraries now have 3,192 titles in the eBook collection. New titles include books by Bella Andre, Jefferson Bass, G. A. McKevett, Janette Oke, Katherine Hall Page, Tracie Peterson, and Ian Rankin.
Over 2,000 ebook items added since 10/01/2011
Since October 1, 2011, the libraries in the Lake County Library System have added just over 2,400 items to our ebook collections. New items are added every month, and sometimes more often.
Maximum number of Checkouts increased
The Lake County Library System is pleased to announce that the maximum number of eBook items that can be checked out at a time has been increased to 5.
Harry Potter eBooks coming April 30th
All of the Harry Potter titles will be available in eBook format on April 30th, and patrons can place holds now.
Rock Harbor series by Colleen Coble
All five titles in the Rock Harbor series by Colleen Coble have been added to our eBook collection. This author is known for Christian suspense.
Penguin eBooks loaned for reading on Kindle devices will need to be downloaded to a computer then transferred to the device over USB. For library patrons, this means Penguin eBooks will no longer be available for over-the-air delivery to Kindle devices or to Kindle apps.