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The library has three different collections of eBooks:

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cloudLibrary has eBooks for Gail Borden Public Library cardholders only.  The collection is primarily adult fiction but also has kids, nonfiction, teen, and Spanish titles.  eBooks checkout for 28 days.  Cardholders can check out 5 eBooks at one time from cloudLibrary.

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Hoopla has everything you are looking for in one stop.  This collection contains fiction, nonfiction, audio books, comics, movies, TV and music for all ages.  Enjoy up to 5 items a month and 21 day checkouts for books, audiobooks and comics.

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Tumble Book library is an online collection of animated talking picture books and audio books which teach young children the joys of reading. There are no expiration dates or book limits for this resource.

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BiblioBoard is an easy to use online collection of indie published books as well as uncopywrited materials.  BiblioBoard is also available for Android, IOS, and Kindle through their app stores


My Media Mall is a resource, provided by Overdrive, that allows you to check out eBooks and eAudio books to Gail Borden Card holders.  Note: Because we want to focus on the best ways to get you the materials you want via the responsive Cloud Library, the Library will concentrate its resources there and will no longer offer Overdrive/My Media Mall to our customers beginning October 1. Click here to find out more.




Android, iPad, & Kindle Fire Tablets

Kindle Classic & Paperwhite

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Nook and Kobo eReaders



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