e-book Resources


Here is a quick tutorial on getting ebooks from NCLive.org.

1) You must have a library card from the Carteret Public Library.

2) Visit http://nclive.org/browse/ebooks. Choose a category to browse for ebooks. You will be prompted for your library. Select Craven-Pamlico-Carteret Library. You will then need to enter your library number.

3) Browse for a book using the navigation on the left or you can search for a specific author or title using the search bar at the top of the page.

4) Once you choose your book, click on Download this eBook on the left hand side. If you do not already have an account, create one now. You can then download the book to your desktop.

5) To pull the ebook to your e-reader, connect your e-reader to your computer, open the drive for your e-reader, then drag the ebook file to your e-reader.


Here is a list of sites where you can get e-books for free or cheap.

The Cheap - e-books for nook and Kindle. Make sure you Like them on Facebook to get updates when they find more free e-books. They have a Nook Teen Facebook page that is awesome.

Google eBookstore - Mostly books for sale, but you can find some free ebooks here.

Project Gutenberg - Collection of copyright-free ebooks. Mostly classics.

Barnes & Noble - Link to the free books. These change, so if you see one you like, get it then.

Amazon - ebooks for $3.99 or less


The Public Library is a great resource for e-books, audio books, etc.

Click here to see the CPC e-book resource page.

Another Public Library venture is One Click Digital. These are more recent releases. Follow the instructions to register and download books. Access One Click Digital here.