Check Out Cloud Library

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Are you tired of waiting for the latest bestseller? Do you tear through a book long before it's due? Check out cloudLibrary, San Jose Public Library's "Lucky Day style" eBook platform. CloudLibrary has the latest and greatest popular titles that are available on a first come, first serve basis with no holds.

These eBooks are checked out for 7-days at a time, making them a great way to skip long hold lines if you are lucky and find them when they become available. If you are still waiting for a hold on a hit book to come in, why not see if you can get it on cloudLibrary in the meantime?

Note: If you find a book and do not see a borrowing button on the title's page after logging in, chances are that it has been checked out to someone else. You can try again at a later time to get it!

Just want something to read/listen to right now? Check out the library's Always Available collections in Overdrive - stream or download audiobooks, Indie eBooks, Classic Lit Collection, Graphic Novels, or choose from a variety of eBooks, eAudio, and graphic novels on Hoopla Digital.

Prefer to read a physical book? SJPL still has plenty of copies of the latest hit title in the Lucky Day collection at your local branch.

Here are just a few of the most popular titles with long hold lines in Overdrive that are also in CloudLibrary, just click the catalog link titled " A downloadable eBook from Cloud Library available to San Jose Library customers" to see if it is available now.

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