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Over 70 Public Libraries Made 2019 a Record Year for Digital Checkouts

In 2019, 73 library systems loaned over 1 million titles each, making it a record year for checkouts of ebooks and audiobooks.

The Challenges of Encouraging a Reading Culture in Developing Countries

Technology and reading books can coincide, after all. Here’s how the digital revolution can encourage a reading culture in developing countries.

How to Listen to Free Audiobooks on Overdrive

A step-by-step tutorial on how to listen to free audiobooks on Overdrive on your iPhone, Android phone, or iTunes. Plus, Overdrive FAQs for new users.

An Ode to Library Ebook Lending Apps

Like most of you, I have a lot of stuff going on–work, relationships, hot wing eating contests, giant robot battles–and ...

Amazon Alternatives

Alright, let’s get a few things out of the way. I’m not here to convince you that Amazon is a ...

The Quirky World of E-Reading Apps

When the news broke a few weeks ago that Barnes and Noble will no longer manufacture Nook Tablets on its ...