Ransom District Library
Ransom District Library
Ransom District Library

e-Books & Audiobooks


Free eBooks & Audiobooks

"Check out" and download audiobooks, e-books, music and video from the Southwest Michigan Digital Library (SMDL) website. You must have a resident library card in order to use this service. If you have a reciprocal library card please use your home library card in order to access the SMDL site. So, log in today by selecting Ransom District Library and using your library card number. You may begin browsing materials immediately. Please note that an email address will be required to download the software for accessing items and to place holds on checked out items.

FREE eBooks & Downloadable Audiobooks

Get eBook Help @ Ransom!

Have a question about how to use the South West Michigan Digital Library to download eBooks? Stop in Saturday mornings with your questions and your device. Need more than a little help? Call the library at 685-8024 to set up an appointment. General questions about the South West Michigan Digital Library are always welcome!

Why can't I download my favorite author's titles from OverDrive?

It's probably because of the publisher's stance toward eBooks in libraries via OverDrive (the leading library eBook vendor).

Of the six largest publishers, only Random House offers eBooks to libraries without restriction via OverDrive.

Click here for some details.




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Ransom only emails you once a month or as needed for the following reasons:

  • Reserve Notices - (As Needed)
  • Interlibrary loan (MEL) - (As Needed)
  • Item Due Notices - (As Needed)
  • Overdue Notices - (As Needed)
  • Ransom eNewsletters - (As Needed)
  • New Book Alerts - (Once a Month)

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Ransom District Library - 180 S. Sherwood Ave. - Plainwell, Michigan 49080
Phone: 269-685-8024 - Hours: Mon-Thurs: 10-9 - Fri & Sat: 10-5 - Sun: 1-5

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