The Kindle, the Nook, and the Sony
The Library has four Ebook Readers to lend to Manchester residents, the Kindle and two Nooks, and the Sony Reader. Each is preloaded with books; a specific title can be added given a few days notice. The Ebook readers circulate for 3 weeks, with one renewal, and can be reserved for local pick-up. Patrons under 18 years of age need a parent’s signature. (Hint : to search titles on EReaders, choose keyword search.)
The Ebook readers were purchased by the Friends of the Library.
Overdrive now contains ebooks which are compatible with the Nook and other Ebook devices. Click here for a list of compatible devices.
Freading – ebooks for borrowing
Free Ebooks for Manchester patrons from Freading.
Free Ebooks for everyone from Project Gutenberg.
New iPod Touch for Demo
The Manchester Public Library has purchased an iPod Touch for the public to demo here in the Library. If you haven’t tried a smart phone, then here’s your chance to test out mobile technology (minus the phone). Just ask at the circulation desk.
The Library has 2 nano iPods to lend to any patron, those under 18 years of age need a parent’s signature. The iPods circulate for 3 weeks, no renewal, and cannot be reserved.
Sony Portable DVD Player
The Library has a portable DVD player to lend to any patron, those under 18 years of age need a parent’s signature. The DVD player circulates for 1 weeks, no renewal, and cannot be reserved.
The electronic equipment was purchased with a Library Services & Technology Act grant.