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What Are eBooks?


eBooks are electronic versions of some of your favorite authors' works, from classics to the newest up and coming bestsellers. Using popular formats, such as PDF and E-Pub as well as some in plain text, these books can be read on your computer, E-Reader device, or even Smart Phones.  

eBooks, also known as "electronic books" or "e-books", are book publications that consist of text, images, or both in digital form on a flat panel display of a computer or other electronic device.     

EBook IconLook for this icon in the OverDrive catalog. eBooks from our digital collection have a three week checkout period. You may have up to five e-books checked out at a time.
 AudioBookLook for this icon in the OverDrive catalog. Audiobooks from our digital collection also have a three week checkout period. You may have up to five Audiobooks checked out at a time.

New Mexico Reads is a program offered through the State Library of New Mexico.  This program is offered free to all New Mexicans.  This is a separate program from the Roswell Public Library's OverDrive catalog selection; please check it out or give the Reference Desk a call if you have any questions: 575-622-7101.  All New Mexicans have access to up to five books at a time, with a check-out period of 21 days.  The instructions for creating an account can be found here.
 
The mobile app for OverDrive, which can be downloaded to your mobile device or eReader, is named Libby.  Search for Libby in your app store and download it to access thousands of eBooks and audiobooks today.  All you need is your Library Card Number, your Pin, and 88201 for the Library's zip code location.  If you don't know your Pin, just give us a call.