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Library eBooks are Now Available for Kindle!

The long anticipated date has arrived. Albeit with short notice once it came, the Amazon® Kindle is now a compatible device with the WILBOR consortium eBook collection!

(Ruthven, Iowa) – September 21, 2011 – Ruthven Public Library is excited to announce that its eBook collection is now compatible with the world’s bestselling eBook reader, the Amazon® Kindle. Patrons can now download popular and classic eBooks to a Kindle device or any mobile device running the free Kindle app, such as iPhone®, iPad®, Android™, and more. To get started, visit .


The Ruthven Public Library also offers eBooks and audiobooks for use on a PC or Mac computer and popular mobile devices such as a smartphones, MP3 players, and eBook readers like the Barnes & Noble® Nook™ and Sony® Reader.


Kindle users can browse the LIBRARY NAME’s collection of bestselling and classic eBooks from a PC or Mac computer, check out titles using a library card, and select “Get for Kindle” to deliver eBooks to their Kindle device or any device running the free Kindle app. Users who enjoy eBooks on Kindle will benefit from Amazon’s Whispersync technology that synchronizes notes, highlights and last page read between their Kindle and free Kindle apps.


Visit the library’s website to download eBooks for your Kindle:


The Ruthven Public Library partners with OverDrive, Inc. (, a global leader in eBook distribution for libraries and schools, to offer this service through the WILBOR Consortium.

About OverDrive OverDrive 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.

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