Last Updated: Nov 12, 2021 Views: 10335
Kindle users can borrow free eBooks from Baltimore County Public Library through BCPL's the Overdrive website or through the BCPL library catalog. Kindle eBooks are not available through the Cloud Library. You will need a BCPL library card or e-card or will need to register your library card from another library with BCPL.
The Overdrive collection of ebooks is available to customers with a BCPL library card in good standing, an Amazon account set up and a Kindle device or reading app registered with Amazon.
Instructions on how to use your Kindle with the library's Overdrive site are available at
Device Specific Help:
Getting Started with an Amazon Kindle eReader:
Getting Started with Kindle Fire tablets: https://help.overdrive.com/en-us/1308.html
How to borrow Kindle books from the library:
NOTE: Public library books require an active Wi-Fi connection for wireless delivery to a Kindle device. Library books will not be delivered via your Kindle's cellular/data connection. If you are trying to send a title to a Kindle device and you do not have an active Wi-Fi connection, you may instead choose to load your library book via USB.
Note: Due to publisher restrictions, some ebooks in the Kindle format cannot be delivered wirelessly and must be downloaded and transferred via USB.
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