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The truck stops here! Digital Bookmobile National Tour

Image of the exterior of the OverDrive Digital Bookmobile

Get ready for an all-day tech fest as the Digital Bookmobile, a traveling exhibit decked out with the latest in library e-books and e-services, opens its doors to all ages. Step inside to explore an incredible gadget gallery, surround yourself with premium sound, see interactive demonstrations, and watch engaging videos. Try out mobile devices of every kind.

E-library specialists will answer questions, so bring your own devices. The Digital Bookmobile National Tour stop is like one huge tech party on wheels! And you’re invited to join the fun!

What’s the BIG idea behind the big Bookmobile? To help you—our customers—get acquainted with the free

digital services the library provides with just a library card. Sample everything and see how easy it is to access e-books, audiobooks and more. If you don’t have a library card, staff will help you sign up.

Come aboard to enhance your digital reading experience with tips and tricks from the experts, including how to sort and filter your searches, create bookmarks, highlight text, sync reading positions across mobile devices, 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 40,000 libraries & schools worldwide. The 42-foot long Toterhome provides devices, internet connectivity and expert guidance to the local library's digital collection of eBooks and audiobooks. This traveling exhibit first launched in 2008 in Central Park, New York, and has since traveled more than 208,000 miles and welcomed over 225,000 visitors at almost 900 events. Learn more at digitalbookmobile.com.

The Digital Bookmobile will be open to the public on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, 2 - 7 p.m. at Southeast Regional Library and Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. at West Branch Library

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