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Monday 10 - 8
Wednesday 10 - 8
Thursday 10 - 4
Saturday 10 - 2


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"Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers."
Charles W. Eliot

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E-Books for Madbury Library Patrons   

Follow the link on our home page for Download eBooks and Audiobooks. Then search for these titles and choose the copy with the “Advantage” logo (shown above). You won’t have to wait in long hold lists – these copies are for Madbury card holders only! 

The following "Madbury Only" titles were added in April 2013, thanks to a generous gift from Nancy Bergeron:

The Affair by Lee Child

The Andalucian Friend by Alexander Soderberg

The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin

Black Irish by Stephan Talty

The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout

A Cold and Lonely Place by Sara J. Henry

The Dinner by Herman Koch

The Expats by Chris Pavone

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

Life after Life by Jill McCorkle

Oliver Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss

Speaking from Among the Bones by Alan Bradley

Tenth of December: Stories by George Saunders

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham

The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis


Titles Added in 2012:

61 hours by Lee Child 

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese 

Defending Jacob by William Landay 

Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James 

A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin 

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn 

The Help by Kathryn Stockett 

The Litigators by John Grisham 

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon 

The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht


Free E-book Resources

Looking for free e-books to read on your Kindle, Nook, or computer? Browse our list below!


Baen Books


This science fiction and fantasy publisher provides a number of free titles, including those by established authors, and are available to download in a variety of formats.





For readers who already own e-books, titles may be swapped for free for 14 days. Those who don't own may also borrow at low cost.





Use this search engine to find free e-books or compare prices for other e-books!



Project Gutenberg


Over 33,000 free public domain titles, which may be browsed by topic. Ideal for classics lovers.



The Online Books Page

Hosted by the University of Pennsylvania Libraries, this index includes links to over one million free e-books online.

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