Borrowing eBooks

Your Delaware County library card grants you access to over 6,000 ebooks.  To be able to download ebooks, you must:

  • Be a resident of Delaware County
  • Have an active Delaware County library card
  • Be in good standing with the library (no fines of over $20)


General Information About eBooks

Click here for more information about ebooks and eaudiobooks. 


Download Guides

eBooks can be downloaded onto ereaders or just read on your computer.  For assistance with downloading your ebooks, visit these specialized pages:


eBooks and the Public Library

Are you wondering why certain books are not available in ebook? Or why there are restrictions about how many people can use a file or how many times a file can circulate?  Check out these articles about the state of ebooks in public libraries.

Public Libraries Take on E-Books from Atlantic Magazine (3/29/2011)

E-Book Lending: Your Public Library's Best Kept Secret from CNN (6/26/2012)

Libraries Cut E-Book Deal with Penguin from The Wall Street Journal (6/20/2012)