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Old 10-01-2012, 09:36 AM   #16
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I found this great list a few days ago:
http://blog.the-ebook-reader.com/201...ing-overdrive/

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If there aren’t any options where you live, there a few libraries that offer cards to out-of-state residents for an annual fee.

Libraries that offer library cards for non-residents

The Brooklyn Public Library has a wide selection of ebooks, however library cards for non-residents will set you back $50 a year.

The Free Library of Philadelphia is another option. They offer library cards to non-residents for $35 a year.

The Fairfax County Library in Virginia offers a library card to non-residents for $27 a year.

The Houston Public Library in Texas offers a library card to non-residents for $20 for six months or $40 a year.

Another option is the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library in North Carolina. They offer library cards to non-residents for $45 per year, $35 for adults 62 years and older.

The Monroe County Library in New York offers cards to non-residents for $45 per year.

More libraries with non-resident cards can be found here »

The libraries above all have a decent selection of titles to choose from, but make sure they have what you’re looking for and double-check to see how long the wait is before shelling out any dough.

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I believe that with most of these you have to physically visit the library to register.
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Old 10-04-2012, 07:21 AM   #20
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I believe that with most of these you have to physically visit the library to register.
I checked the first three quoted by xendula, and it appears you don't have to visit the library (everything can be done online, but if you like, you can apply in person).

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I can't speak for the other ones, but The Free Library of Philadelphia allows you to do everything online. Additionally, if you are a veteran or active duty, there is no charge, which is how I got it. I believe there are other options to get it free of charge as well, but I don't recall so I would check first.
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