Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Free event highlights eBooks and audiobooks from the library — anywhere, anytime
The Digital Bookmobile National Tour is making a stop in West Chicago, Illinois. Spreading reading happiness to communities across the nation, this unique traveling exhibit is scheduled to visit West Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the West Chicago Public Library. Visitors are invited to an interactive experience to learn about and try eBooks and audiobooks available in the West Chicago Public Library collection. Events are FREE for library lovers of all ages.
“We are proud that the West Chicago Public Library District has been selected to participate in this national tour.” said Benjamin Weseloh, Library Director. “Readers at all levels of comfort and familiarity with eBooks are welcome at the Digital Bookmobile event.”
West Chicago Public Library staff and eReading experts will be available on the Digital Bookmobile to guide visitors through the easy process. 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®, fill the Gadget Gallery for visitors to browse West Chicago Public Library’s digital service.
Visitors to the Bookmobile will be treated to giveaways and refreshments. West Chicago Public Library cardholders can enter a drawing for a Kindle Fire HD tablet.The West Chicago Public Library District is located at 118 W. Washington Street in West Chicago. The Digital Bookmobile event is free to the public. The Digital Bookmobile is powered by OverDrive, the industry-leading digital reading platform for more than 40,000 libraries & schools worldwide. To check out digital books and more, visit https://nsls.overdrive.com. For more information about the Digital Bookmobile tour stop in West Chicago, contact Margo Burkhardt at (630) 231-1552 or mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Digital Bookmobile
The 42-foot long Toterhome 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 in Central Park, New York, and has since traveled more than 175,000 miles and welcomed 218,526 visitors at 869 events. Learn more at digitalbookmobile.com.