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The Suburbanite
  • Library’s Lake branch to host digital bookmobile tour event

  • The Stark County District Library Lake Community Branch will host the Digital Bookmobile National Tour from noon to 6 p.m. July 20 at 11955 Market Avenue N on the Lake Local Schools campus. 

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  • The Stark County District Library Lake Community Branch will host the Digital Bookmobile National Tour from noon to 6 p.m. July 20 at 11955 Market Avenue N on the Lake Local Schools campus.
     
    Readers all ages are welcome to learn to download eBooks from the library through interactive demonstrations and high-definition instructional videos. A gadget gallery—featuring Kindle, iPod touch,  Android tablet, NOOK, Sony Reader, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, and more—will help visitors discover portable devices that are compatible with the library’s download service.
    Library card holders can also check out and download digital titles any time, anywhere by visiting http://www.starklibrary.org/downloadablemedia.
    The Digital Bookmobile is housed inside an 18-wheel tractor-trailer. This 74-foot vehicle is a high-tech update of traditional bookmobiles that continues to serve Stark County communities and schools.
    The digital vehicle is equipped with broadband Internet-connected PCs, high definition monitors, premium sound systems, and a variety of portable media players, all of which will help visitors explore the Stark County District Library’s download service. Interactive learning stations give visitors an opportunity to search the library’s digital media collection, use supported mobile devices, and sample eBooks, audiobooks, music and video.
    Customers can take advantage of the download service 24/7 when they visit the library’s website. From there, they can browse the growing collection of bestselling, new release, and classic titles, and check out a digital title with a valid library card. Once downloaded, digital titles can be enjoyed on a computer or transferred to supported mobile devices. Many audio titles can also be burned to audio CD. At the end of the lending period, titles will automatically expire and are returned to the digital collection. There are never late fees or damaged items.
    The Digital Bookmobile is a service of the Stark County District Library and is operated by OverDrive, Inc. To check out and download digital books and more, visit http://www.starklibrary.org/downloadablemedia.