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eBooks & eAudiobooks

Download free eBooks and eAudiobooks day or night!

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The library has two different collections of eBooks.

MyMediaMall shares titles with 30 other libraries and is for Gail Borden Public Library cardholders. The collection has adult fiction and nonfiction, kids, teen, and Spanish titles.  eBooks and eAudiobooks can be checked out for 7, 14, or 21 days.  Cardholders can check out 5 books at one time from MyMediaMall.

3M Cloud Library has eBooks for Gail Borden Public Library cardholders only.  The collection is primarily adult fiction but also has kids, nonfiction, teen, and Spanish titles.  eBooks checkout for 28 days.  Cardholders can check out 5 eBooks at one time from 3M Cloud Library.

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Android Tablets, iPads, & Nook Tablets


Kindle Fire



Kindle Classic & Paperwhite


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Nook Classic & SimpleTouch




Classic iPod & MP3 Players




Tumble Books

eBooks for kids