Esper Library hosts Digital Bookmobile National Tour stop July 25

Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and more from public library anywhere, anytime

DEARBORN – The Digital Bookmobile National Tour will visit Esper Branch Library, 12929 W. Warren Ave., from noon to 6 p.m. July 25, bringing an interactive experience for readers of all ages to explore eBooks and audiobooks.

Visitors can learn how to borrow digital books from the Dearborn Library system, stop at the Gadget Gallery to explore a variety of devices, talk with eReading experts, and more. Tours are free and open to the community.

The 42-foot-long digital bookmobile is equipped with broadband Internet-connected PCs, free Wi-Fi connection, touchscreen monitors, premium sound systems, and a variety of portable media players, all of which help visitors explore Dearborn Public Library’s digital services.

In the Gadget Gallery, readers can explore all popular devices, including iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, Chromebook and Kindle.

Interactive learning stations encourage visitors to search the library’s digital media collection and go through the borrowing process. Beginners can get a one-on-one tutorial from technical experts.

Readers can borrow eBooks and audiobooks anytime, anywhere by going to dearbornlibrary.org.

“We want to showcase the great entertaining and informative titles that the Library offers free to cardholders, 24/7,” Esper Branch Librarian Joseph Wasukanis said.

Library readers 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 use the OverDrive app to read or listen.

A valid library card enables the opportunity for readers to explore the extensive digital catalog, featuring bestselling authors, new releases, classic titles, and more.

Readers can sync libraries, bookmarks, highlights, and reading positions across mobile devices. Whether listening to an audiobook or indulging in an eBook, titles will automatically expire and return to the library’s digital collection.

The Digital Bookmobile is powered by OverDrive, the industry-leading digital reading platform to more than 36,000 libraries and schools worldwide.