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Elyria Public Library System To Host Digital Bookmobile National Tour Event

Friday, July 19 from 10 am - 4 pm West River Branch Library

Free event highlights ebooks and audiobooks from the library -- anywhere, anytime

Traveling coast to coast, the Digital Bookmobile National Tour is making a stop in Elyria, OH at the EPLS West River Branch Library on Friday, July 19 from 10 am to 4 pm. Community members are invited to this interactive exhibit to learn about and try ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more available from the Elyria Public Library System. Events are free and open to readers of all ages.

EPLS staff and eReading experts will be available on the Digital Bookmobile to guide visitors through the easy process of borrowing digital books. Readers with a valid library card can borrow their favorite titles 24/7 by visiting www.elyrialibrary.org or by downloading the library's one-tap reading app, Libby, powered by OverDrive.

Readers at all levels of comfort and familiarity with ebooks are welcome at the Digital Bookmobile event on July 19 at the West River Branch Library. Staff will facilitate one-on-one tutorials to help visitors borrow and read or listen to ebooks and audiobooks. Equipped with interactive workstations, touchscreen activities, devices to sample titles and more, the Digital Bookmobile has everything a reader needs to get started. Popular devices, including iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets, Chromebook™ and Kindle® (US libraries only), fill the Gadget Gallery for visitors to browse the Elyria Public Library System’s digital service.

Visitors can learn how to enhance their reading experience with tips and tricks from the experts, including how to sort and filter searches, create notes and highlights, manage your holds, tag titles, and much more. Library card holders can take advantage of the featured services to borrow ebooks and audiobooks, for free, 24/7 with no late fees on the library's website or by using the Libby app to read or listen instantly from virtually any smartphone, tablet or computer.

The Digital Bookmobile is powered by OverDrive, the industry-leading digital reading platform for more than 43,000 libraries and schools worldwide, including the Elyria Public Library System. To check out digital books and more, visit https://clevnet.overdrive.com/clevnet-elyria/content.