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Tue., Oct. 18, 2011, 5:40 p.m.

Local Libraries Offer Online Checkouts

Libraries in the Cooperative Information Network (CIN) have added a new online “branch” providing downloadable digital books and audiobooks available 24-hours a day. This new service, powered by OverDrive, is free for patrons with a resident library card. Patrons can browse Right-click here to download pictures. To help protect your privacy, Outlook prevented automatic download of this picture from the Internet.the available books by visiting their library’s website where they will be directed to the “CIN Digital Downloads” page. Users will need to install free software on their computers or wireless-equipped reading devices.
The system is compatible with most popular devices including Kindle, iPad, iPod, Nook, and others. In addition, audiobooks can be downloaded to computers and burned to a CD or transferred to an MP3 player. The system is designed for use with patrons’ devices rather than with Internet computers in area libraries/Coeur d'Alene Today. More here.

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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