free electronic picture books and easy readers for children preK - 3rd grade. Kids can read and listen to a picture book and or short, non-fiction book on your computer. Scroll down to the bottom of screen to find the "Scholastic Bookflix" icon. Library card required.
eBooks and audio books: children and adults may download/checkout a digital book (or) audiobook onto an e-reader (ex. Nook, Kindle, iPad etc) for free. Library card required. E-book training occurs every Wed evening between 5-7pm at the Main Library . Reservation /appointment is required. Click here to sign up for an appointment: http://alamedaca.gov/library/ebook-assistance.
NOTE regarding Update to "Overdrive" ebooks: We're delighted to announce that a new version of the OverDrive app for Android, iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), and Windows 8 is scheduled for release in mid-September.This update features the long-awaited elimination of the Adobe Authorization step from the app installation process -- one of your most frequently requested enhancements!