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HomeGrown Ebooks Collection Featured

A collection of more than 3,700 eBooks from a variety of North Carolina publishers. Includes popular and scholarly nonfiction, novels by well-known NC authors, and award-winning short fiction and poetry.

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Home Grown eBooks Collection
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Additional Vendor Information and Help

The HomeGrown Ebooks Collection contains thousands of ebooks from North Carolina publishers, including:
  • Algonquin Books
  • CrossRoad Press
  • UNC Press
  • McFarland
  • Press 53
  • Gryphon House
  • John F. Blair
  • Ingalls
HomeGrown provides unlimited simultaneous user access, which means no holds, no checkout limits, and no wait lists. Classes, book clubs, and even entire communities can read the same ebook at the same time!

HomeGrown ebooks can only be downloaded to a mobile device. Biblioboard, which hosts the HomeGrown collection, has an app on the:
  • Apple App Store (iOS)
  • Google Play store (Android)
  • Amazon app store (Kindle Fire)
When you're using your desktop or laptop computer, you'll will need to go to HomeGrown using your browser to read books online. To download Homegrown books, you must create a free account on this website first before logging into the app.