E-books

An e-book is a book you download and read right on your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Your library card gives you access to all of the library’s e-books, and you can borrow them for free.

List of the most popular e-books

New e-books

E-books: detective stories

E-books: biographies

E-books for young people.

E-books for children

The first time you download an e-book

Before you can borrow and read an e-book from the library, you’ll need three things:

  1. An Internet account at ostersundsbibliotek.se. This, in turn, requires that you have a library card with a PIN code. You can get a library card and a PIN code at the library.
  2. An Adobe ID. You need an Adobe ID give your e-book reader permission to open the library’s e-books.
    Create an Adobe-id
  3. An e-book reader program on your computer, e-reader, tablet or telephone.

E-reader programs

iPhone and iPad – Use the Bluefire reader app. 

Android -  Use the Aldiko Book Reader app.

Computers -  Adobe Digital Editions

How long can I borrow an e-book?

You can borrow no more than two e-books during a seven-day period. 

You can borrow an e-book for 28 days. You do not need to return your e-book. At the end of the loan period, you will no longer be able to open the e-book file.

If you need help, just contact your local library.

FAQs about free e-media

There are also many e-books and e-audiobooks that are available for downloading from the Internet.

Page updated on 15 November 2018

Person responsible for the page: Anna Ring