Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Best-selling and Classic Titles Available Anytime, Anywhere

Date: December 1, 2010
Contact: Reference Services, Santa Monica Public Library

eBooks at Santa Monica Public Library

(Santa Monica, CA) – Just in time for the holidays, Santa Monica Public Library has expanded its services to include eBooks. The downloadable media is available free, 24/7 to all Santa Monica Public Library card holders in good standing. Browse, checkout and download eBooks anywhere by visiting the library’s new eBook site at The opening day collection of over 1900 eBooks was made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Santa Monica Public Library.

Downloaded titles can be enjoyed immediately on a PC or a Mac®. Customers can also transfer titles to a variety of devices such as the Nook®, the Koho® eReader and the Sony Reader®. Compatibility with the iPad® is coming soon.

The standard loan period is 21 days. Titles automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are never late fees or fines.

This and a variety of other online tools and databases are available through the Library website For more information, visit any of the Library’s four locations, call the Reference Hotline at 310-434-2608 or email To get started downloading eBooks, visit

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