Books Are Here!
Welcome to the E-Zone
Now your library never closes! The new Rhode Island Public Library E-Zone
allows library patrons to browse, checkout, and download digital books
audio books and eBooks anytime of the day from anywhere in the world.
The new online service is available by visiting http://riezone.lib.overdrive.com.
Download the free software from the site.
* For audio books you will need OverDrive Audio Book
* For eBooks you will need Adobe eBook
* If you have a Mobipocket device you will need Mobipocket eBook.
Activate the software you just downloaded by opening it and following
the onscreen directions.
Browse the site for books you want to read or listen to. When you find
an item you are interested in and it is available, add it to your cart.
If the title is not available because it is not checked out, you may
place a hold. You will be notified by email when the book becomes available
for download. You can have up to 6 books in your cart at any time and
download all 6 if you wish.
Click the "Proceed to Checkout" link to check out the items
you want. Enter your library card number and click the Sign-in button.
The next screen tells you how many items you have checked out and how
many more you can take. Click confirm checkout to proceed.
Download the file to your computer. Use the OverDrive Audio Book software
to download parts of an audio book or all of it at once.
Once the book is on your PC you may listen to it there, transfer
it to an MP3 player or burn it to a CD. Click on the book you want
or burn. Plug in your MP3 player and click the Transfer button. Overdrive
will find the device and transfer the files for that book. Click
on the Burn button to use your CD-burner. Ebooks are read on the
All the needed software is available at riezone.lib.overdrive.com.
Check out the Help button for answers to all your questions.
What is it? Digital audio and eBooks you can access from home. Use
them on your PC, burn to CD or move to an MP3 player.
Where is it? Point your browser to http://riezone.lib.overdrive.com.
What is a digital Audio book? Audio books are read to you by a professional
reader. They come on cassette, CD and now in digital format! Download
the digital audio book to your Pc, listen to it there, or transfer
it to an MP3 player or CDs.
What is an eBook? An eBook is a searchable PDF file
that you read on the PC using Adobe Reader.
There are over 500 digital
books in our collection. Why not check it