Our eBook smorgasbord

With the popularity of OverDrive it is easy to forget two other gems in our eBook library crown – Askews and Wheelers. Now that people are increasingly comfortable with eBooks and the associated processes it is time to bring these two in from the shade and have a play! Let us have a look:

Askews eBooks

Askews is based in the UK, so has a wide range of fiction and nonfiction content with a focus on British content, titles and authors. Some of the titles are now no longer in print, so life has been breathed back into them by becoming an Askews eBook. There are nearly 3,000 fiction and nonfiction titles ranging from Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall to  Joan Collins raving about her passionate life. Oh dear.

Wheelers eBooks

This is our own eBook platform from Aotearoa New Zealand. Its strength is New Zealand content. From Margaret Mahy to Maori and New Zealand concerns and stories - you will find it all here in digital format just waiting for you to download.

Take time to explore these two. They look and contain eBook content that is different from their older and larger American big brother OverDrive. All you will need is your library card number and a password/PIN.

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