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Library celebrates its 50th anniversary | News, Sports, Jobs

Warren Scott CELEBRATES 50 YEARS – The golden anniversary of the opening of the Brooke County Public Library at 945 Main Street in Wellsburg will be marked with an open house and several activities from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. WELLSBURG — Since opening its doors nearly 50 years ago, […]

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ESPL offers the Digital Book Club selection “Together We Read”

(ACCOMAC, VIRGINIA) February 3, 2022 – The Eastern Shore Public Library joins more than 16,000 public libraries and colleges, as well as tens of thousands of readers, across the United States to offer the latest selection winner of the “Together We Read” digital book club. From February 7-21, 2022, library patrons can enjoy author Kirstin […]

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Kent District Library lends over a million ebooks and audiobooks in 2021

Published on January 25, 2022. Top 60 public library systems in the world by total digital circulation Kent County, Michigan – The Kent District Library (KDL) announced that it reached a record one million e-book cases in 2021. This milestone illustrates the continued growth and importance of digital lending in ebooks and audiobooks in the […]

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Contra Costa County audits one million library eBooks and audiobooks in 2021

Top 50 public library systems in the world by total digital circulation MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Contra Costa County Library announced today that it hit a record high of one million eBook cases in 2021. This milestone illustrates the continued growth and importance of digital lending of eBooks and audiobooks in libraries, especially after a […]

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Rebecca Watson: “This novel was never an act of catharsis” | fiction

Rebecca watson’s debut novel small scratch, now published in paperback, is told over the course of a single day by an unnamed office junior living through the aftermath of a sexual assault. the New Yorker called it an “extraordinary start [that] conveys the forms and rhythms of thought” by “arranging the text in an unconventional […]

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Educational event to engage community members in social equity and justice

DELAWARE – YWCA Delaware and Delaware Libraries are joining forces to improve people’s knowledge of social justice. “We thought it wouldn’t be great if we launched a year-long social equity challenge so people could do it whenever they wanted,” says Rebecca Cotto, director of racial and social justice at YWCA Delaware. . We are told […]

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Popular e-books and digital audiobooks available for free at the Watauga County Public Library | mountain time

BOONE – As people read and listen to more and more books on their smartphones or tablets, they’re discovering that one of the best resources is their local public library. Watauga County residents can access a wide selection of popular digital ebooks and audiobooks for free at the Watauga County Public Library. With a library […]

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The Mid-Hudson Library System’s Most-Requested Ebooks for the Week Ending January 16, 2022 – Daily Freeman

Here is a list of the most requested eBooks at your local libraries for the week ending January 16: Most Requested eBooks – Adult Fiction 1. The Lincoln Highway—A Novel, Amor Towles, Penguin Publishing Group 2. The Four Winds: A Novel, Kristin Hannah, St. Martin’s Publishing Group 3. The Last Thing He Said to Me: […]

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Chicopee Public Library continues to expand electronic content

CHICOPEE – The continuous evolution of technology places an imperative responsibility on organizations to grow with the times. At the Chicopee Public Library, the organization continues to embrace this challenge as it strives to expand its database of electronic content. Senior Reference Librarian Carol Bagley discussed the platform’s growth amid the impacts of COVID-19. While […]

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Popular e-books and digital audiobooks available for free at the Watauga County Public Library | Local News

BOONE – As people read and listen to more and more books on their smartphones or tablets, they’re discovering that one of the best resources is their local public library. Watauga County residents can access a wide selection of popular digital ebooks and audiobooks for free at the Watauga County Public Library. With a library […]

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The most requested eBooks and audiobooks from the Ottawa Public Library in 2021

If you’re looking for a new eAudiobook or eBook to snuggle up to during this cold spell, the Ottawa Public Library has released some suggestions with the best boxes in 2021. Ottawa Public Library cardholders accessed a record two million eBooks last year. Jessica Bruder’s Nomadland was the most borrowed e-book in the library’s OverDrive […]

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The Day – At the Stonington Free Library: eBooks, Audiobooks and More

Since e-books have been in the news lately, we want to remind everyone that the Stonington Free Library offers the community a wide selection of e-books and audiobooks that can be downloaded to personal devices. All of our digital titles are available free of charge to anyone with a valid Stonington Free Library card. In […]

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Despite the challenges, the library’s offer continues

Barbara D. hathaway At Bee Cave Public Library, we look forward to another year of reading, learning and community engagement despite the challenges that omicron and other forces continue to throw at us. The library is open five days a week for regular services, so stop by to browse or let us help you find […]

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These are the terms the major publishers have for audiobook and e-book libraries in 2022

Public libraries around the world have strong catalogs of audiobooks and e-books. In order to distribute this digital material, they have to deal with a digital distributor, such as Overdrive, Cloud Library, Hoopla and many others. These companies have established relationships with all the major publishers, and they all have drastically different terms. Some have […]

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Immerse yourself in a good book, movie, and more with your local library

The power of a library card can open doors to new worlds, even those that lie outside the pages of a book. The Fort Smith Public Library offers a variety of free services for all ages. Here are a few you may not know. Streaming and downloading With four different streaming and download services, readers […]

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Frank Sarris Public Library | Canonsbourg Magazine

Parking: The Frank Sarris Public Library is located at 35 N. Jefferson Ave. Our entrance and parking lot are behind the library and are accessible from Murdock Street. We are open for in-person services, but remember: Our drop box for returned items has moved. It is now located on Murdock Street. Customers can browse our […]

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The Mid-Hudson Library System’s Most-Requested eBooks – Daily Freeman

Here is a list of the most requested eBooks at your local libraries for the week ending December 12: Most Requested eBooks – Adult Fiction 1. The Midnight Library: A Novel, Matt Haig, Penguin Publishing Group 2. The Four Winds: A Novel, Kristin Hannah, St. Martin’s Publishing Group 3. The Lincoln Highway: A Novel, Amor […]

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Voorheesville Library Notes for Wednesday, December 15, 2021

We will discuss these books in January: – Books & Beyond – “The Stationary Shop” by Marjan Kamali, 11am, January 19, virtual; – Discussion on a fictional book – “The Stationary Shop” by Marjan Kamali, 7:00 pm, January 5, virtual; – Discussion on a non-fiction book – “Fifth Sum: A New History of the Aztecs” […]

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Garrett Public Library News | Garrett Lawn Mower

107 West Houston Street • 357-5485 Vacation hours The library will be closed for Christmas from December 23 to 27 and will reopen at 9 a.m. on December 28. The library will be closed for the New Year holidays from December 31 to January 31. 3. The library will reopen on January 4th. Cookie Recipes […]

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Best UK Public Library Authority eBooks, Audiobooks & Digital Magazines Borrowed in 2021

Growing demand for digital content has led to record library circulation in Libby reading app LONDON, December 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Almost two years after the pandemic-induced surge in digital content use, demand for digital material remains high. Over the past year, UK library authorities have responded to the needs of their communities […]

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KDL tackles the barriers of poverty

Libraries are far from just books on shelves. Yes these series has taught us something, and that is how large, adaptive and resourceful libraries are for the whole community. Building an educational base for young people, serving lifelong learners, fostering community bonds and addressing disparities, libraries are true community builders. Kent District Library (KDL) serves […]

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New digital library service adds streaming movies and music, e-books and more

Ashburton Public Library has added hoopla digital content streaming service to its services, so customers can read e-books, watch movies and TV series, as well as listen to audiobooks and music for free. using their library card. Customers can access over 750,000 titles by downloading the hoopla digital mobile app from their app store or […]

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More ebooks available on GoWYLD for Kindergarten to Grade 12 students in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyoming (Wyoming News Now) – Educators, parents and public librarians in Wyoming have two new online resources at GoWYLD.net to promote the love of reading and learning – TumbleBooks and TeenBookCloud. TumblebookLibrary contains curated collections of eBooks and eBook Audiobooks in multiple formats including Animated Picture Books, Talking Books, Chapter Books to Read, National […]

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Popular eBooks and digital audiobooks available at Johnston County Affiliated Libraries

Available free of charge 24/7 SMITHFIELD – As people read and listen to more and more books on their smartphones or tablets, they’re finding that one of the best resources is their local public library. The Johnston and Smithfield County Public Library (PLJCS) and its affiliated branches are pleased to announce that customers with an […]

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Andalusia Public Library Now Offers E-Books – TheAndalusia Star-News

Since opening its doors in 1913, Andalusia’s public library has seen many improvements over the years, and one of them is e-books. According to the director of the APL Mona Simon, the library started offering e-books in March 2021 at the request of the citizens of the city of Andalusia. Andalusia Public Library Director Mona […]

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Popular eBooks, Digital Audiobooks Available Free 24/7 at Lubbock Public Library | KLBK | KAMC

(Photo courtesy of City of Lubbock/Lubbock Public Library) LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — Here is a press release from the Lubbock Public Library: As people read and listen to more and more books on their smartphones or tablets, they are discovering that one of the best resources is their local public library. Lubbock residents can […]

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Popular e-books and digital audiobooks available for free 24/7 at Lubbock Public Libraries

LUBBOCK, Texas (Press release) – As people read and listen to more and more books on their smartphones or tablets, they are finding that one of the best resources is their local public library. Lubbock residents can access a wide selection of popular eBooks, audiobooks and digital magazines free of charge at Lubbock public libraries. […]

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Popular eBooks and digital audiobooks available for free 24/7 at Lubbock Public Libraries

LUBBOCK, TX (COMMUNICATED) – As people read and listen to more and more books on their smartphones or tablets, they are discovering that one of the best resources is their local public library. Lubbock residents can access a wide selection of popular ebooks, audiobooks, and digital magazines for free at Lubbock Public Libraries. With a […]

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How to borrow and read eBooks from your local library

You can buy eBooks from Amazon, Apple, Google, and other digital retailers, but why buy when you can borrow them from your local library? If your library is registered with Libby, OverDrive, or Hoopla, you can browse, borrow, and read books directly through the app. This option includes audiobooks, magazines and other digital content. Some […]

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Greensboro Public Library Branches Offer Books, E-Books, Book Clubs & More | Books

The Greensboro Public Library – Central Branch is located at 219 N. Church St. in downtown Greensboro. News and registration Staff reports The Greensboro Public Library is a great resource for finding a book club you might like, as well as for making book suggestions. On the library’s website, you can find the addresses, phone […]

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Fighting for libraries and e-books

Marc McKenney By MARK McKENNEY Given my time in the Rhode Island Senate, it is not surprising that I am sometimes asked questions on a variety of issues. Recently, I had a question about a bill that is before the House of Representatives, on e-books. I am happy to provide an overview of the bill. […]

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Amazon is holding its ebooks in libraries because it prefers you to pay for them instead

According to a new report from The Washington Post. In fact, Amazon is the only major publisher to do this, the report says. This is because the company believes the terms for selling digital versions of books to libraries, which in turn make them available to local residents for free through e-book lending platforms like […]

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Buffalo Public Library to Provide Thousands of eBooks to Students

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) – The pandemic has changed a lot for educators, and one of the biggest challenges is providing students with access to readings. “As everyone knows, things have been so different this year and one of the things that has really been affected is the ability of libraries to get books into the […]

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Pflugerville Library offers Spanish e-books for kids, resources for students and veterans

The Pflugerville Public Library now offers Spanish eBooks for children and new online learning services for students and veterans. The library accesses Spanish books through Spanish book distributor Lectorum, which has partnered with Latin American e-book platform Make Make. The collection includes 500 titles, ranging from picture and reading books to chapter books, folklore and […]

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How to find free ebooks while libraries are closed

Shelter-in-place orders across the country have not only crippled the economy, but also frozen civic infrastructure. Sure, water is still flowing from our taps, the police and fire department are still on the job, but your local library probably isn’t considered an essential service. But that doesn’t mean you can’t overcome this scourge with a […]

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Jenna Bush Hager’s Book Club’s Choice, plus other free ebooks and audiobooks

The coronavirus has changed the landscape for book lovers, especially low-budget book lovers. Sure, many bookstores offer curbside service and online stores have plenty of titles on sale, but the costs can add up for families, many of whom are feeling financial hardship during this crisis. Fortunately, there are plenty of options for accessing free […]

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Get Free Ebooks: Where to Read Books Online for Free

Free ebooks are just one way to help your reader earn a living. And, thanks to libraries, public domain texts, and even bookstores, there is no shortage of free ebooks. Generally speaking, most free e-books are classic texts that no longer have enforceable copyrights, but if you dig a little deeper, you can find plenty […]

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Easily borrow eBooks from your library on your phone or tablet

Your local library probably offers eBooks and audiobooks through Overdrive. OverDrive can be a bit complicated, but the free Libby app for iPhone, iPad, and Android makes it as simple and easy to use as shopping on Amazon. Assuming your library supports OverDrive, all you need to do is download the Libby app and sign […]