Convenient, great for travel and completely fine-free - EPL's eBook collections are available to Edmonton residents with a library card in good standing.
To download an eBook, you need to have or create a free Adobe ID first.
|Service||Sample Titles||Additional Information|
Over 400 eBooks available in French in all categories for everyone from adults to children.
Over 19,000 eBooks and 2,500 digital grphic novel titles are available. Every title is available immediately, no holds, no waiting! Limit of 10 Hoopla checkouts per month.
(Read in App or Read Online)
Safari Tech Books
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Please note: eBooks and audiobooks are limited to Edmonton Residents
Popular devices that use eBooks
|Tablets||Works with EPL eBooks?||Download and read with...|
|Samsung Galaxy, Asus Transformer, Acer, Motorola, etc. (Google Play Store tablets)||YES||Android Apps|
|Windows 8 tablets (Surface, Asus, etc.)||YES||Windows 8 Apps|
|Kobo Vox, Arc||YES||Android Apps|
|Kindle Fire, Fire HD*||YES||Android Apps|
|Blackberry Playbook||Support ended 4/10/2014||Overdrive Read in browser only|
*Tablets without access to Google Play Store will need to manually install Overdrive Android App.
|Phones||Works with EPL eBooks?||Download and read with...|
|iPhone / iPod Touch||YES||iOS Apps|
|Blackberry 10.2+ (z3, z10, z30, q5, q10, q20)|
Official support ended 4/10/2014
Android app may work
|Android (Nexus II, HTC, LG)||YES||Android Apps|
Blackberry before OS 10, PDAs or cellphones using Mobipocket
|NO||Support ended 4/10/2014|
|Works with library eBooks?||On Windows or Mac transfer with...|
|Kobo Aura, Glo, Mini, Touch, Wifi||YES|| Adobe Digital Editions|
|Sony Wifi Reader, Sony Pocket eReader||YES||Sony Reader for PC, or|
Sony Reader for Mac
|nook||YES||Adobe Digital Editions|
|Kindle 1, 2, DX, Touch, Paperwhite||NO||-|
|Aluratek Libre||YES||Adobe Digital Editions|
Thinking of getting an eReader?
Borrow an eReader from EPL
Not only can you borrow eBooks from the library, but now you can check out an eReader too!
Get the facts
- Look at this eReader comparison chart.
- Access Consumer Reports magazine through EPL's collection (Online or in-branch).