Funding for this service provided in part by the Houston County Friends of the Library.
eRead Kids is a collection of nearly 15,000 digital books to encourage early literacy. All you need is your library card and PIN to access.
Access to the BARD web site is restricted to eligible readers. You will need a login ID and password. If you do not have them, review the criteria for participation by reading the BARD application instructions and, if you qualify, request an account.
Downloading from Bard
Follow the BARD Download Instructions
- Tutorial video: How to download from BARD
Download ebooks in PDF format for tests preparation for such test as the ACT, SAT, GED, ASVAB, Firefighter, Police Officer, Paramedic, U.S. Citizenship, Postal Worker, Cosmetology, Commercial Drivers License, Dental Assistant, Nursing School Entrance, as well as books on job searching, resume building and interviewing to name a few.
Browse different categories of books such as children’s, fiction, non-fiction and many more. EBSCOhost has a large non-fiction section with a strong emphasis on technology. Click HERE for the Frequently Asked Questions page on how to download the ebooks. The password to GALILEO is required to access this site-please contact your local library for the GALILEO password or choose “Log in via IP”. In order to download books you will be prompted to create an account with EBSCOhost.
Browse and download classic books such as Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Beowulf, and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain to name a few. All books are free to download and come in different formats (PDF. EPUB, HTML etc.).