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Pressbooks

Interested in getting your novel, memoir, poetry collection, children's book, or other project in eBook and print-ready formats? Pressbooks is an easy-to-use online tool that allows you to create professional-quality versions of your book in ePUB, MOBI, PDF, and more—all through the Library. After formatting your book with Pressbooks, you can use Indie Author Project to add your eBook to our BiblioBoard collection or contact The Story Center to find out how your book can be printed by MCPL's Espresso Book Machine.

 

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