Trenton residents can now read thousands of books while lying poolside this summer, and without ever having to visit the library.
is allowing residents to check out eBooks via Internet download. Audiobooks and music also can be checked out using the same method.
The service is always available, free to use and has no late fees as titles automatically expire when the lending period ends. Users, however, must be Trenton residents with valid library cards.
According to the library's website, nearly all platforms are supported for downloading digital titles, including PCs, MACs, most mobile devices, iPad and Amazon Kindle.
As for required system software, Adobe Digital Editions is needed to read eBooks, while OverDrive Media Console is required to play audiobooks, music or anything containing video. Both programs are free to download and install.
Titles downloaded from the library can be transferred between different devices during the lending period. Certain audio items also can be burned to CDs
For more information, visit www.trenton.lib.mi.us/ or call 734-246-8357.