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All aboard the Digital Bookmobile

Coming Sept. 26th

Post Date:09/13/2017 10:14 AM

The Fastlane

The Digital Bookmobile National Tour is making a stop on September 26th from 2:00 to 6:00 pm at the Central Library located at 301 W. Claude Street in Lake Charles. Discover the word of eBooks, Audiobooks and videos on September

Traveling coast to coast, this updated mobile exhibit from Overdrive offers an interactive experience for readers of all ages to explore eBooks and audiobooks available at the library.

Explore a high-tech update to a traditional bookmobile! 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.

The 42-foot long Toterhome, fresh off the assembly line, 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 Calcasieu Parish Public Library’s digital service.

In the Gadget Gallery, 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.

Hey Library Readers!

  • Take advantage of the featured services to borrow eBooks and audiobooks, (add video if library offers it) for free, 24/7 with no late fees on the library's website or use the OverDrive app to read or listen.
  • A valid library card enables 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, browse the digital collection

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