Status of Current Issues
Amazon has changed their Send to Kindle function so users will no longer be able to get Classic books on their Kindles. Contact us for workarounds.
- We changed some of the waitlist functions a bit and some users are reporting not moving up on waitlists as they should. We are looking into this error and will update when we've sorted it.
Please review our Frequently Asked Questions. We try to keep them up to date. Here are direct links to the main FAQ categories.
Video Tutorials on Accessing eBooks on Open Library
You can follow our five step video tutorial to learn about reading and borrowing books on Open Library:
Some quick facts about Open Library you might not know:
You are welcome to edit/correct any errors or omissions you see on Open Library - it's an open, editable wiki. Look for the EDIT button.
We serve a catalog of over 23 million books, but don't hold any books ourselves.
- Our team isn't able to help you buy or sell books, contact authors or publishers, or research titles you find on Open Library.
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History Created October 28, 2009 ·
|October 2, 2015||Edited by Jessamyn West||changed waitlist detail|
|September 29, 2015||Edited by Jessamyn West||kindle update|
|August 30, 2015||Edited by Jessamyn West||updated|
|August 14, 2015||Edited by Jessamyn West||updates|
|October 28, 2009||Created by George||First version of help page|