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    Open Library: Lending Library

    Ohrstrom Library is a member of the Open Library: Lending Library program. What is it? A collection currently containing about 200,000 eBooks. Collection contents:  A wide amalgamation of out-of-copyright, in-copyright, fiction, non-fiction and children’s stories. Where is it?  http://openlibrary.org/borrow Key Features: Create an account (free) to download books. 5 books may be downloaded per user, at any one time. eBooks are viewable in-browser, as ePubs or as PDFs. eBooks are borrowable for up to 2 weeks. One book, one user.  So, if somebody in California has the book checked out, nobody else can. A how-it-works from the In-Library Lending program.