Library Subscription eBooks
Axis 360 is the Lancaster Veterans Memorial Library’s eBook service available to our cardholders. The eBooks are available in Blio, EPUB, or PDF format. We provide fiction and non-fiction titles for adults and teens. To check out an eBook, visit the
Axis 360 Magic Wall.
eBooks are also available from the library catalog. There are different methods of downloading and reading your eBooks depending on the type of eReader you are using. If you have a Nook, Android or IOS device, the easiest way is to use the AxisReader app. If you are using a Kindle, Sony or Kobo eReader you should use the Blio app. Instructions for where to obtain these apps and how to check out eBooks are listed below.
How to Checkout eBooks on Android
How to Checkout eBooks on iOS (iPhone, iPad)
How to Check Out eBooks on Kindle
How to Check Out eBooks in ePub format using Adobe Digital Editions
How to Checkout eBooks with AxisReader on Nook HD/HD+
-The TumbleBook Library is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), eBooks which may be viewed online, and Tumble Puzzles & Games. See library information desk for login information.
Biblioteca TumbleBook (TumbleBook) - La Biblioteca TumbleBook es una colección de TumbleBooks (animado, hablando de libros ilustrados) con la ficción, títulos de lengua extranjera y de no ficción, leer-Alongs (libros de capítulos con frase destacando y narración pero sin animación), eBooks que puede verse en línea y Tumble rompecabezas & juegos.
TumbleBook Cloud Junior- TumbleBook Cloud junior is a collection of videos and chapter books in categories which include: eBooks, Read-Alongs, Graphic Novels, Videos (from National Geographic!), and Audio Books suitable for elementary grades. Our books feature adjustable text sizes, full narration, and a read-along function which highlights text as it is read. These features make TumbleBook Cloud a great tool for reluctant readers and ESL students. Plus, all these options can be switched to manual so readers can read at their own pace. See library information desk for login information.
The websites listed have e-Books and audiobooks available for free.
Free Downloadable eBooks
Project Gutenberg - Over 33,000 free e-Books to read on your PC, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, iPad, and Nook or other portable devices.
Free-eBook- Free registration required to view or download e-Books. Available in HTML, PDF, TXT. Download to iPhone & iPad for free (with some limitations).
Planet PDF - Over 50 selected classics from Aesop's Fables to Wuthering Heights. Available and downloadable in PDF format.
Planet eBook- Classic literature such as 1984, A Tale of Two Cities, The Great Gatsby, and Sense and Sensibility. Download in PDF format.
Bookshare- World's largest online library of accessible reading materials for people with print disabilities. Must provide proof of disability to qualify for free membership.
Manybooks- Download e-Books in 36 different languages, 23 different formats including PDF, Kindle, Newton, Plucker, SonyReader, and more. Keep track of books you've read or intend to read with free registration.
MobileRead - Free community forum and access to e-book downloads for registered users.
Freebyte.com Free eBooks- Guide to free online libraries, free e-Book reader software, free eBook authoring, links to how to publish, print, and sell your own eBook...and more!
MIT Shakespeare- The complete works of William Shakespeare.
Google Books- Preview or read certain books for free. Not all books are free to view. Downloading not available.
HathiTrust Digital Library - A collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world, including more than 500,000 books from the Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas at Austin.