Digital Services

An eBook

… is the digital, onscreen version of a published physical book. The format of the title is text-based, and some eBooks are interactive, with sound and hyperlinks. eBooks from OverDrive can be used on a variety of devices including computers, smartphones and eBook Readers (depending on publisher permissions, geographic region and device specifications). An OverDrive Audiobook is the digital version of a audio book or book on CD. Patrons may listen to audiobooks on their computers or transfer to a variety of portable devices, including the iPod®. Many audiobooks can also be burned to CD. OverDrive Audiobooks are specifically engineered to provide the best audiobook listening experience. Click the icon on this page to go to our ebook consortium, E-Inc Library.

The E-inc Library is a consortium of regional libraries that share a digital library site. All libraries make digital book and audiobook purchases. This ensures ample supply of titles. There is also an intersecting subset of books that are only seen by Given Memorial Library cardholders. If you have questions about the E-inc Library or how to borrow electronic books or audiobooks, please call the library (910) 295 – 6022 or drop in.  Someone will be happy to assist you.

→ Click here for OverDrive Media Console video tutorials. Select your device to view simple easy-to-follow instructions!

NC Kids Digital is spponsored by NCPLDA: NC Public Library Directors Association, NCGA: NC General Assembly, with assistance from State Library of NC a division of the Dept. of Natural & Cultural Resources and supported by an IMLS federal LSTA grant and is available here!