E-Books Are Here at the Wells Public Library
Plus Downloadable Audio Too!

 Wells Public Library, along with 140 other Maine libraries,  offers over 2,500 eBooks  and eAudio Books through the Maine Infonet Download Library. A variety of  best-selling Fiction, Non-Fiction, YA and Children’s content is available.

 Anyone with a valid Wells Public Library card can access and download books free of charge.   This collection of materials is offered through Overdrive, a global digital distribution company. 
Visit the Maine InfoNet Download Library's Quick Start page to learn more about how to install necessary software and download books.  If you prefer to have a librarian help you get started, please call the library to schedule an individual appointment at 646-8181.

We are pleased to announce that the Maine InfoNet Download Library now subscribes to Overdrive's FrontLine Tech Support.  This allows users to interact directly with Overdrive when technical difficulties arise Feel free to contact them here.
The eBooks available through the Maine InfoNet Download Library can be read on Mac or PC computers, or can be transferred to a device such as the Nook, Kindle, iPad, or Kobo (click here for a full guide to compatible devices).
FAQ about eBooks from the Maine InfoNet Download Library
  • How many eBooks can I borrow?  A total of three books at a time.
  • How long are eBooks loaned?  You can choose a 7 or 14 day loan period.
  • Can I return a book early?  Yes!  How to return your device depends on the type of device you have.  Call the library or search the Overdrive Help page for instructions http://help.overdrive.com/#default.
  • What if the item I want to read is checked out?  You may place a hold on the item.  When it is available for download you will receive an email and have three days to checkout the book.
  • Can I renew an eBook?  No.  Renewals are not possible, but if the item is available it can be checked out again.
  • Is the book automatically deleted from my device when the checkout period is finished?  No.  The item will remain on your device, however it will be rendered unusable.  You can delete the item from your device.

Where to Find Free eBooks
In addition to the Maine Download Library, there are many sites that offer free or low cost eBooks.  In response to patron requests,  we have compiled a list of some of the sites.  To view and print the list, click here.
ABDO Children and Teen eBooks
The Wells Public Library has ABDO children's eBooks on Native Americans, states, and a variety of biographies.  You may access these at


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