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Project Gutenberg eBooks

Public domain ebook

You can now find 34,000 public domain eBooks available on our Overdrive site.

These books are all out of copyright so you don't even need to have a library card with us to download them. These titles are always available, never expire and they do not count against the regular 10 eBook check out limit! Visit our Overdrive Public Domain Collection

 

Adobe Digital Editions

 

Project Gutenberg Download Instructions

To save a public domain EPUB to my computer...

On Windows...

  1. Right-click the 'Download' link.
  2. Select 'Save Target As...' or 'Save Link As...'.
    A dialog box is displayed that allows you to select a location on your computer to which to save the eBook.
  3. Select a location.
  4. Click 'Save'.
    The eBook is saved to your computer.

On Mac...

  1. Press the 'Control' key and click the 'Download' link.
  2. Select 'Download Linked File As...' or 'Save Link As...'.
    A dialog box is displayed that allows you to select a location on your computer to which to save the eBook.
  3. Select a location.
  4. Click 'Save'.
    The eBook is saved to your computer.

To add a public domain EPUB to the Adobe Digital Editions Library...

  1. Open Adobe Digital Editions.
  2. Click the Library icon in the upper left corner.
    The Library is displayed.
  3. Click the word 'Library' in the upper left corner.
  4. Select 'Add Item to Library'.
    The 'Select items to add to library' dialog box is displayed.
  5. Navigate to location to which you saved the eBook.
  6. Select the eBook.
  7. On Windows, click 'Open'. On Mac, click 'Add'.
    The eBook is added to the Adobe Digital Editions Library.
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