Tag Archives: 'ebooks'

All Romance Ebooks Closing

All Romance Ebooks Closing

All Romance eBooks began in 2006 as a place for readers and authors of romance to find each other. After several successful years, the website has closed. Here is [...].


Library Book Kiosks

Library Book Kiosks

Several libraries around the U.S. have been installing ‘book kiosks’ for their patrons. These kiosks give holders of library cards 24-hour access to ebooks, DVDs and other digital materials, [...].


Book Lights With Debra Parmley Presents Author Susan Boles

Book Lights With Debra Parmley Presents Author Susan Boles

Join Book Lights host Debra Parmley as she chats with cozy mystery author Susan Boles about her newest book, Death of a Wolfman, book one in her Lily Gayle [...].


Libraries Loan Record Number of eBooks

Libraries Loan Record Number of eBooks

The digital collections in public libraries has expanded substantially over the last few years, and in 2015 over one-million e-books were loaned out in 30 libraries. According to Overdrive [...].


K-12 Students Setting Record Reading Digital

K-12 Students Setting Record Reading Digital

Overdrive – the digital book supplier to libraries has announced that kids are reading digitally in record numbers. From Overdrive’s Press Release: A record number of K-12 students are [...].


Oyster Book Service Closing

Oyster Book Service Closing

Tauted as being the “Netflix for Books”, Oyster book subscription service is closing. The company posted the news on their blog this week. They gave no exact date for [...].


Read an eBook Day September 18

OverDrive is hosting it’s annual Read an eBook Day on September 18, 2015. All you need to do is check out an eBook from your local library and share [...].


Top Borrowed Library eBooks for August

Top Borrowed Library eBooks for August

OverDrive, the leading eBook and audiobook platform for libraries and schools, announced the most borrowed digital books from public libraries for August 2015. Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train continues [...].


Libraries and Schools Set Record eBook Lending

Libraries and Schools Set Record eBook Lending

In a recent press release from OverDrive, the digital ebook supplier to libraries, announced a record setting year for ebook and audio book lending via libraries. Here are details [...].


Open Library: Will There Still be a Place for Books in the Internet Age?

Open Library: Will There Still be a Place for Books in the Internet Age?

In 2011, the popular book store Borders filed for bankruptcy and many news articles pondered if this was the beginning of the end for the printed word. In 2015, [...].