The Digital Bookmobile National Tour is making a stop in Murfreesboro. Traveling coast to coast, the mobile exhibit provides an interactive experience for readers of all ages to explore eBooks and audiobooks available through the Linebaugh Public Library System on Tuesday, June 27, from 11 a.m. till 5 p.m. at the Belk parking lot in The Avenue.
A high-tech update to the traditional bookmobile, visitors can learn how to borrow digital books, stop at the Gadget Gallery to explore a variety of devices, talk with eReading experts and so much more. Tours are free and open to the community.
Don’t have a LPLS library card? Don’t worry. Linebaugh staff will be on hand to sign you up as you visit the digital bookmobile.
Readers can borrow eBooks and audiobooks anytime, anywhere by visiting linebaugh.org. “We are thrilled with this opportunity for our community to learn more about our digital collection,” said Linebaugh Public Library System Director Rita Shacklett.
The 42-foot long Toterhome 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 Linebaugh’s digital service. In the Gadget Gallery, readers can explore all popular devices including iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets, Chromebook™ and Kindle®(US only). 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. No matter what phone, tablet or computer a reader has, they’ll be reading eBooks and listening to audiobooks in no time flat.
Library card holders can take advantage of the featured services to borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos for free, 24/7 with no late fees via the library’s website or OverDrive app. A valid library card unlocks the opportunity for readers to explore the extensive digital catalog featuring bestselling authors, new releases, classic titles, and much more. Whether listening to an audiobook or indulging in an eBook, titles will automatically expire and return to the libraries digital collection at the end of the lending period. Digital reading has never been easier as readers can sync libraries, bookmarks, highlights, and reading positions across mobile devices.
The Digital Bookmobile is powered by OverDrive, the industry-leading digital reading platform to more than 36,000 libraries & schools worldwide. To check out digital books and more, visit linebaugh.org.
Linebaugh Public Library is located at 105 W. Vine St. in Murfreesboro. Smyrna Public Library is located at 400 Enon Springs Rd. West in Smyrna. Eagleville Bicentennial Public Library is located at 317 Hwy 99E in Eagleville. MGL Library is located inside Patterson Park Community Center at 521 Mercury Blvd. in Murfreesboro. Explore, Imagine, Engage through LPLS. For more information, call 615-893-4131 or visit www.linebaugh.org.