The Radford Public Library now offers ebook lending through Freading!
Looking for an e-book? Now through the Library of Virginia, the library is offering additional choices through the Freading online collection. Our patrons in good standing have access to the titles in this collection. Access to these titles are based on the number of tokens allocated to your account. Freading is a digital service from the same folks who bring you Freegal Music. Go ahead, try it out.
Browse for ebooks from Freading.
Every Monday morning, you are given 5 tokens. Each ebook download uses between 1 and 4 tokens, depending on demand for the book. Unused tokens rollover for four weeks. After 4 weeks, all tokens reset to 5 again.
The loan period is 2 weeks. After 2 weeks, they can be renewed for another 2 weeks. Renewals for the newest titles cost 1 download token, but older books renew for no cost.
Downloading requires both an active library account in good standing (barcode & pin required for download) and an Adobe ID.
Freading is compatible with most ereaders and mobile devices including:
There are free Freading applications for Android and Apple devices.
Please read the Freading FAQ for more information.
Freading is provided to all public libraries in the state of Virginia by the Library of Virginia through funding from by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
For questions or more information, contact us at (540) 731-3621.