Millions of people now use digital content as their preferred or only access to books, music and movies. We believe everyone deserves access to eBooks, and here are a few reasons why:
- Digital content is portable and available anywhere 24/7.
- eBooks are great for people with vision problems. With adjustable font size, they can turn into large print books with one click.
- Because portable eReader devices are light and easy to hold, eBooks are easier to use for some people who have physical disabilities.
- Students and researchers who need easy access to small portions of content from numerous sources rely on eBooks. Why haul around large volumes when you can carry everything...
Join book lovers in a new digital reading experience—the Libraries Transform Book Pick! The program connects readers nationwide by offering free access to the same ebook through their public libraries.
The first book pick is the newly released After the Flood by Kassandra Montag and it will be available for download October 7-21, 2019 at public libraries in the U.S. There will be no waitlists or holds for the title.
All you need is a library card to get your ebook copy. If you don’t have a library card, be sure to get one before October 7 so you can be part of this free program.
After the Flood is an action-packed odyssey that is perfect for book clubs, so be sure to tell your friends and family about...READ MORE
Do you love borrowing eBooks from your library? Do you value the convenience and accessibility of eBooks, especially if you have trouble getting to the library?
If so, you are among the millions of people who now access digital content through their public library.
However, one publisher has announced plans to limit readers’ access to new eBook titles through their libraries.
Macmillan Publishers has announced that beginning November 1, 2019, libraries will be able to purchase only one copy of each new eBook title for the first eight weeks after a book’s release.
That means readers who wish to read a new release will be queued into long waitlists, forcing them to decide whether to buy the book or wait months -- or even...READ MORE
If you've been following our #GetLibraryCarded Campaign on social media for Library Card Sign-up Month, you might have noticed the photos of awesome comic creators posing with their library cards. That's thanks to the work the American Library Association's Graphic Novels & Comics Round Table (GNCRT), who organized the effort.
So far, participating creators include Barbara Perez Marquez, writer of The Cardboard Kingdom (Knopf), writer/artist Jimmy Palmiotti (Harley Quinn, Marvel Knights, Painkiller Jane), writer Scott Snyder (Batman, Justice League, and American Vampire), artist/editor Christina "Steenz" Stewart (Archival Quality, Rolled & Told), writer David F. Walker (Bitter Root...READ MORE