E-Books Come to Public Libraries

6 years 2 months 1 week ago January 17, 2011 Jan 17, 2011 Monday, January 17 2011 Monday, January 17, 2011 9:48:35 PM CST in News
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COLUMBIA - Readers can now find their favorite library books online and download them straight to their e-reader. The Daniel Boone library system started offering 700 virtual books Monday.

"You can read the e-books on PC'S or Mac computers, you can read them on Nooks, Sony Readers, Kobo eReaders, iPads, or iPhones," Public Service Librarian Kirk Henley said.
   
The library will now allow users to check out books from their home and put them straight on one of these devices. The library's e-book system makes it fairly easy for users to check out books from personal computers.
   
The Columbia public library will hold a test drive session Tuesday night from 6:30 until 8 p.m. for people to see how the system works with different types of e-readers.

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