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eBooks & Downloads FAQ


Since we became one of the first library systems to lend eBooks in 2003, we've been continually adjusting to meet the growing demand for eBooks.

We want to remain the center of your reading universe as eBooks gain even greater popularity.
Unfortunately, some publishers are unwilling to sell eBooks to libraries or do so with considerable restrictions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why doesn't KCLS have {insert hot title here} in eBook format?
Why must I transfer some Kindle titles via USB rather than Wi-Fi?
Why are eBooks treated differently than print books?
Why are some titles available in downloadable audiobook format, but not in eBook format and vice versa?
Why are some titles in a series unavailable as eBooks?
Can Seattle residents borrow eBooks and downloads?
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Last Updated: 05/19/14