Press Release, Digital Bookmobile at Parkersburg and Wood County Library, 3100 Emerson Ave, Parkersburg WV 26104.
Parkersburg, West Virginia — The Digital Bookmobile National Tour will visit the Parkersburg & Wood County Library from 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. August 9th. The 42-foot Bookmobile is traveling around the country this summer, allowing visitors to have an interactive experience to learn about and try eBooks and audiobooks that are available from Parkersburg and Wood County Library.
Library staff and eReading experts will be available on the Digital Bookmobile to guide visitors through the process. Readers with a valid library card can borrow their favorite titles anytime by visiting the library’s website or by downloading OverDrive’s newest reading app, Libby. Staff will facilitate one-on-one tutorials to help visitors borrow and read or listen to eBooks and audiobooks. Equipped with interactive workstations, touchscreen activities, devices to sample titles and more, the Digital Bookmobile has everything a reader needs to get started.
Popular devices — including iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, Chromebook and Kindle — are available in the Gadget Gallery for visitors to browse the library’s digital service.
The Digital Bookmobile provides devices, internet connectivity and expert guidance to the local library’s digital collection of eBooks and audiobooks. This traveling exhibit first launched in 2008 and has since welcomed 218,526 visitors at 869 events.
For more information, contact the library at (304) 420- 4589 and ask for Janet or Jeanne.