GRRL provides access to a E-books from several sources:
Great River Digital Library with Overdrive
GRRL residents* with a valid library card can download eBooks to a variety of devices and computers, and "My Help!" makes it easy to discover and learn to use the device that works for you. New titles are added regularly, and there is a mobile site for phones and other connected mobile devices to download directly. Project Gutenberg titles are also available.
The Electronic Library for Minnesota gives Minnesota residents access to a variety of online information resources, including eBooks.
Click the link above or type the address into your browser*
Click the Content Type tab
Select eBooks from the drop-down menu
Click the E-book Collection link and start exploring!
Other websites with free e-book access:
Baen Books - a publisher that offers some titles as free downloads
DigiLibraries - E-book source of free titles
eReader IQ - specifically set up to help with Kindle
Feedbooks - E-books for sale, but also some free titles
Inkmesh - a search engine for more than 30 sources of free e-books.
The Online Books Page - an index from the University of Pennsylvania libraries
Open Library - an open project with over 1,000,000 free ebooks
If you are a reciprocal borrower at GRRL you will not be able to access E-books & Downloadable Audiobooks because of contract limitations with OverDrive. A number of Minnesota Library systems do offer eBook and/or eAudiobook services to their residents.