Saturday, July 21, 2012

Classes added for downloading audio books at Oshkosh Public Library

Oshkosh Public Library is offering additional small-group classes in August for readers who want to learn how to download free eAudiobooks to a variety of electronic devices. 

Class size is limited to ensure that participants get the personal service they need. Classes will instruct users how to download eAudiobooks from the library’s OneClickdigital service. Free eBooks and eAudiobooks are available at

Classes will include information on how to download the Media Manager software to a user’s computer and transfer the eAudiobook to an eReader or other device. Users of an iPad, iPod Touch and iPhone can download an app to their device for transferring eAudiobooks.

There will also be classes offered for downloading to compatible devices including the iPod; Sansa Clip, Fuze, and View; ZEN Mozaic, X-Fi, and Vision:M; and the Sony Walkman E series.

Daytime and evening classes are available in August. To register, visit the second floor Reference Desk at the library or call 236-5205. Classes are taught in the Technology Learning Lab in the lower level of the Oshkosh Public Library.

In addition to classes, library staff offers assistance with eBooks and eAudiobooks during library hours by phone at 236-5205 or in person at the library’s 2nd floor Reference Desk. The library also has Kindles with a variety of pre-loaded titles available for checkout. Visit to download books and find instructions for downloading to a variety of devices.


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