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3/25/2009 - Free Audiobook Downloads at CLUES Libraries

Welcome to free audiobook downloads at CLUES public libraries in Cumberland County. CLUES libraries cardholders can download audiobooks anytime, from anywhere in the world by visiting www.clueslibs.org.

Scroll to the bottom of the web page and click on download audiobooks overdrive. After performing this operation, there are more than 2600 available titles, all of which are compatible with many WMA/MP3 audio devices, pocket PCs, laptops and PCs. Additionally, over 500 titles are now compatible with the IPOD. Many titles may also be burned to CD and used in car stereos and regular CD players.

The digital collection includes thousands of popular fiction titles from authors like Stephanie Meyer, James Patterson, Michael Crichton, Nora Roberts, Clive Cussler, Kate Wilhelm and Elmore Leonard. Nonfiction titles covering business, self-improvement, job interviews, biography and more are also available. So whether you need information or entertainment, both are ready to satisfy you.

To check out materials, CLUES cardholders from home or office can browse the collection, choose a title, and then enter a valid library card number to download the digital book. Certain select titles are always available; for others, users can place a hold and will receive email notification when the title is in. After 14 days, audiobooks are automatically returned to the system and available to others. Users can have up to eight titles checked out at one time.

This service is made possible with funding from CLUES public libraries and the South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative. The SJRLC is funded by the New Jersey State Library which is responsible for the coordination, promotion and funding of the New Jersey Library Network.

For further information, contact a CLUES library-Bridgeton Free Public Library, 451-2620; Cumberland County Library, 453-2210; Millville Public Library, 825-7087; or Vineland Public Library, 794-4244.