Digital Bookmobile coming to Kaysville May 9


KAYSVILLE—The Digital Bookmobile National Tour is making a stop in Kaysville on Wednesday, May 9. It will visit the Kaysville Branch Library from 1 to 7 p.m. at 215 N. Fairfield Road.

Spreading reading happiness to communities across the nation, this unique traveling exhibit invites visitors to an interactive experience to learn about and try eBooks and audiobooks available from the Davis County Library.  This event is free for library lovers of all ages.

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.

Library staff and eReading experts will be available on the Digital Bookmobile to guide visitors through the easy process. Readers with a valid library card can borrow their favorite titles 24/7 by visiting https://daviscounty.overdrive.com or by downloading OverDrive’s newest reading app, Libby.

Readers at all levels of comfort and familiarity with eBooks are welcome at the Digital Bookmobile event on this day.  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 the library’s digital service. Bring your own device and you can get started with the OverDrive app on the spot.

Library card holders can take advantage of the featured services to borrow eBooks and audiobooks for free, 24/7 with no late fees on the library’s website or by using the Libby app to read or listen instantly from virtually any smartphone, tablet or computer.

The Digital Bookmobile is powered by OverDrive. To check out digital books and more, visit https://daviscounty.overdrive.com.

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