Amazon’s launch yesterday of library lending for its previously proprietary Kindle device means that Virginia Beach Public Library cardholders can now download popular and classic eBooks at no charge, to use on a Kindle, or on any mobile device with the free Kindle app.
In addition to Kindle, Virginia Beach Public Library’s downloadable eBooks and audiobooks can be accessed using a variety of devices, including PC or Mac, iPhone or Android, iPad and eBook readers, including the Barnes & Noble Nook, the Sony Reader and more.
September is an exciting month for Virginia Beach Public Library customers who enjoy downloading media. On Sept. 14, the library announced that cardholders can download songs from the website, free of charge.
Virginia Beach Public Library’s downloadable book, audiobook and music collections may be found at www.VBgov.com/downloadables. For assistance with downloading media from Virginia Beach Public Library, contact the library nearest you.
About Virginia Beach Public Library
A community anchor for more than 50 years, Virginia Beach Public Library includes a central library, eight area libraries, a law library and a bookmobile. Services include workforce development and job-search support, small business resources, computer and technology classes, early childhood literacy classes and local history archives. In addition to books in a variety of formats (print, audio and downloadable), the library provides online research tools accessible from home or work, as well as movies, music, and a variety of specialty collections. In 2010, the library saw 1.9 million people through its doors and checked out more than 3.3 million items. Visit www.VBgov.com/libraries for more information.