Last week, Overdrive, the supplier we use to provide our eBooks, announced that customers can now download books to a Kindle from the Washington Anytime Library. Almost all the eBooks in our collection can be used with Kindle devices or apps.
The process is fairly straightforward. First, go to the Washington Anytime Library and find the book you want, then select the Kindle version of the book and add that version to your cart. You will then need to login with your barcode and pin#, if you have not already done so.
The next step is to select either 14 or 21 days for the lending period and then click on Confirm Checkout. There are no renewals on eBooks so be sure to select a period long enough to finish the book. You can always return the book early.
Now the book is checked out to you. Next, you need to transfer it to your Kindle. Click the button, Get For Kindle. This will take you to Amazon. From this point on the process is almost identical to buying a book from Amazon, only the button reads Get Library Book instead of Buy Now. Depending on what type of Kindle you have the book can be downloaded over a WiFi connection or saved to a computer and transferred through a USB connection.