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Mason Co. M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library Now Offers Download Audiobooks, eBooks, Music, and Video
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 • Posted April 20, 2011

(Mason, TX) – April 15, 2011 – The Mason County M. Beven Eckert Memorial Library has expanded its services with audiobooks, eBooks, music, and video, available to download from the library’s website. Library card holders can check out and download digital media anytime, anywhere by visiting http://bcls.tsl.stat and clicking the Overdrive icon.Users may browse the library’s website, check out with a valid library card, and download to PC, Mac®, and many mobile devices. Users will need to install free software; for audiobooks, music, and video: OverDrive® Media Console™. To read eBooks, users will need Adobe® Digital Editions. Titles can be enjoyed immediately or transferred to a variety of devices, including iPod®, Sony® Reader™, Nook, and many others. Some audio titles can also be burned to CD to listen on-the-go. Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees!“We are excited to be able to offer this new service ,” stated librarian Patti Grote. “We have formed a consortium with the libraries in Coleman, Sweetwater, and Big Lake, which expands the number of titles offered.” “I’m over the top!” says Nancy Scholibo, assistant librarian.This new service, powered by OverDrive, is free for patrons with their library card. To get started downloading audiobooks, eBooks, and more, visit http://bcls.tsl.state.tx.us/mason and select the Overdrive icon.About OverDriveOverDrive is a leading full-service digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, music, and video. We deliver secure management, DRM protection, and download fulfillment services for hundreds of publishers and thousands of libraries, schools, and retailers serving millions of end users. OverDrive has been named to the EContent 100 as a company that matters most in the digital content industry. Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, OH. www.overdrive.com

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