Digital Bookmobile Event in Arlington Offering a Variety of E-books and Free Coffee

On March 19, the Digital Bookmobile National Tour will make a stop on their coast-to-coast tour to visit Arlington at the Lake Arlington Branch Library.

The Ebooks and Espresso stop will be happening from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday the 19th, and everyone interested can be a part of it.

Arlington residents and neighbors who are interested in learning more about ebooks,
audiobooks, and other options available at the Arlington Public Library should mark their
calendars and be sure to visit the day-long event. Coffee will be provided, and the event is free of charge.

“Ebooks open up a new world of reading opportunities,” stated the Lake Arlington Branch Public Services Coordinator, Ian Brezina. “We’re excited to host the Digital Bookmobile and help readers discover more options.”

The staff at the Arlington Public Library along with national experts in the area of eReading will be present on the Digital Bookmobile event, and together they will guide all interested visitors through the process of how to borrow digital books at the Arlington library.

All readers from the City who are holders of current library cards can check out all the digital books they want 24/7 by visiting arlingtonlibrary.org/digital. Another option that readers have is to download the reading app Libby that is powered by OverDrive.

For everyone who comes to participate in the event, there will also be one-on-one available
tutorials that show people how to borrow, read or listen to ebooks and audiobooks. The Digital Bookmobile is well equipped for the event with interactive workstations, devices for showing samples, touchscreen activities, and more.

Without a doubt, tech-native children will be particularly interested in the event.

A short list of the many things visitors will learn about are how use expert tips and tricks to enjoy digital books, how to sort and filter searches, how to create notes and highlights, how to manage holds, tag titles, and more. Visit arlingtonlibrary.org/digital to learn more today.

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Nikki Frisby
Nikki Frisby
Nikki is an Arlington, Texas native who loves finding hole in the wall restaurants, exploring new cultures, and listening to live music. She is currently a marketing and management double major at the University of Texas at Arlington who is involved in the Goolsby Leadership Academy, American Marketing Association, and LGBTQA Program. As a Yelp Elite member she supports local business and is always up to try new foods.