Self Publish

Interested in getting your novel, memoir, poetry collection, children’s book and more in eBook and print-ready formats? Pressbooks Public 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 your library.

Pressbooks Public is available exclusively to Manlius Library cardholders as part of BiblioBoard.

Click here to start formatting your manuscript:
You’ll need your Manlius Library card number and PIN.

You can import a Word file, copy & paste from another document, or write directly into Pressbooks.  Then export into MOBI, EPUB, and PDF files for a professional product ready for publication!  Take them to Kindle, Kobo, Nook Press, Google Play, Apple iBooks, Indie Author Project, or anywhere else.  Ownership of your book remains 100% yours.

Publishing with Indie Author Project

Already have an ebook ready to debut?  Self-publish through Indie Author Project (IAP)!

  • Earn a spot in a curated Library Journal IAP product showcasing the best in self-published ebooks that will be sold to libraries nationwide.
  • Provide access to your ebooks on state-of-the-art technology to all readers.
  • Support your community by making your ebooks available to public libraries in your state.
  • Expand your readership, broaden your fandom, and encourage discovery of your ebooks.

IAP is a discovery platform designed to expose indie authors’ books to more readers via the public library, locally or nationwide.

This free service is available to all indie authors, no matter which self-publishing service they use.  Distribution via the IAP platform is royalty-free and the license signed is non-exclusive.

Click here to start self-publishing with IAP and to read more.

Authors whose ebooks are selected by Library Journal for inclusion in the IAP collections can use a digital badge promoting their inclusion to potential readers.  Their selected ebooks will now be in libraries all over the United States through BiblioBoard, a state-of-the-art digital content platform, in collections organized by genre.