Aboard the customized tractor-trailer, readers will learn how to check out free eBooks and audiobooks from Atlanta-area libraries.
(Cleveland)–October 24, 2013–The Digital Bookmobile National Tour will showcase eBook-lending services from libraries in the Greater Atlanta area in November. Aboard a 74-foot-long outreach vehicle at Gwinnett County Public Library (Grayson and Hamilton Mill branches), Bartow County Library (at Clarence Brown Convention Center), and Dawson County Library, readers will learn how to access their library’s collection of eBooks, audiobooks and other digital content. The Digital Bookmobile is a fun and engaging experience, with instructional videos and interactive workstations. A gadget gallery featuring iPhone®, Android™ tablet, BlackBerry®, NOOK™, Sony® Reader™ and Kindle® helps visitors discover eReading devices that are compatible with their library’s digital collection.
Library card holders can check out and enjoy digital titles anytime, anywhere by visiting their library’s “virtual branch” website. To find a library near you, visit search.overdrive.com. For more information about the Digital Bookmobile, visit www.digitalbookmobile.com.
The Digital Bookmobile is housed inside an 18-wheel tractor-trailer. This community outreach vehicle is a high-tech update of the traditional bookmobile that has served communities for decades. The vehicle is equipped with broadband Internet-connected PCs, high-definition monitors, premium sound systems, and a variety of eReading devices, all of which help visitors explore their library’s digital collection. Interactive learning stations give visitors an opportunity to search the library’s digital collection, test out supported eReading devices, and sample eBooks, audiobooks, music and video.