Clare County Library’s
Clare County Library has partnered with
OpenBooks Ireland and Wheelers eBooks of New Zealand to offer our library
members a service enabling the free download and usage of a wide range
of eBooks from one of the world's primary eBook suppliers.
Members of Clare County Library can borrow
two ebooks from Wheelers eBooks at a time and hold them for three weeks.
To borrow an eBook you will need to
Sign In first,
using your Borrower Barcode Number and your surname. For your Borrower
Number type 09P (capital P) & the characters after CEP on your library
card e.g. 09P1234567X.
You will then be able to check out and download eBooks which can be viewed
on your computer or downloaded to a
Each eBook that you borrow will have a loan period of three weeks. Once
this period has expired the eBook will
disable. You can also choose to return it early.
Both fiction and non-fiction titles for adults and children are available.
Classic titles such as The Mill on the Floss and War and Peace as well
as more contemporary books by James Patterson and Jodie Picoult can be
borrowed. There are history, self-help, biography, cookery books and travel
guides for adults. Exciting series for young readers by authors such as
Holly Webb are available in addition to The Scream Street series for older
readers in search of a fright. Children can explore Ancient Rome, Greece
or Egypt with books detailing 25 great projects, activities and experiments
for each location.
What you need to start borrowing eBooks:
- A valid library card
- Internet access (Note: Once the eBook is downloaded
you can read it offline).
- A compatible device to read an eBook on (with an application
that allows you to read DRM protected eBooks)
- An Adobe ID. (This allows you to transfer DRM protected
eBooks onto up to 6 different devices authorised with the same Adobe
ePlatform App (New)
It's quick, simple and free to set up. Within
minutes you'll be able to read your library eBooks anywhere, any time,
on most devices.
Even if you're offline, the ePlatform app is the quickest
and easiest way to borrow and read eBooks on your iPad, Galaxy, Kindle
Fire or other tablet/mobile device - without downloading any additional
information on the ePlatform app...
If you don't want to use the ePlatform app here
are some compatible devices and the application (free software) you need
to download to get started:
Frequently Asked Questions
Step by Step Guides
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