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Wichita Public Library Unveils E-Book Site

Contact: Jennifer Heinicke, Special Projects Librarian |

Best-selling and Classic Titles for All Ages Available 24/7

Beginning today, customers may borrow e-books from the Wichita Public Library. The Wichita Public Library’s service, provided by OverDrive, debuts just as the State Library of Kansas’ audiobook and e-book service from that same company ceases operation.

“We are pleased to continue offering e-books to our customers with no gap in service,” said Director of Libraries Cynthia Berner Harris. “We’re especially thrilled to be able to serve customers using all major e-readers, smartphones and computers.”

Library card holders can check out and download digital media anytime, anywhere by visiting Books may be enjoyed immediately or transferred to devices such as the Amazon Kindle, Apple iPad®, Apple iPhone®, Barnes & Noble NOOK™, Kobo eReader, Sony Reader, LG Optimus, Motorola Droid™, and RIM BlackBerry® Curve™.

While audiobooks are not available directly from the Wichita Public Library’s e-book site, they may be downloaded through the Kansas EZ Library (State Library of Kansas) with a free Kansas Library Card. Kansas Library Cards are available at any Wichita Public Library location.

Visit the Wichita Public Library at for details about all downloadable books.

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