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NEW! Enki library ebooks.  Califa, a not-for-profit membership cooperative serving libraries in California, and Contra Costa County Library partnered to co-develop this open source eBook Network, shared by, and accessible to multiple library systems in California. Enki includes ebooks from smaller and independent publishers in formats that work with most e-readers, with the exception of Kindle. 

OneClickDigital dowloadable audiobooks for portable media players, including iPods.

Northern California Digital Library - eBooks and eAudiobooks - Now available for Kindle, iPods, and most other eReaders and digital devices. Bestselling and popular eBooks and eAudiobooks to view, listen, & download. Enroll online with your Hayward Library card. Get step-by-step instructions to learn how to download ebooks onto your device.

EBSCOHost - Free access from any Internet-enabled computer to books on computers, business, resumes and careers, travel, science projects, Cliffs Notes, and more. Log in with your library card number - no need to create an account.

Project Gutenberg - Thousands of titles of works in the public domain (out of copyright) in both eBook and eAudiobook formats are available at this site.

LibriVox - eAudiobooks from the public domain are recorded for this free site by volunteers.

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