Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Digital Book Mobile tour coming to SoCal

Digital Bookmobile Showcases eBook Lending at Los Angeles-area Libraries
Aboard the customized tractor-trailer, readers will learn how to check out free eBooks and audiobooks from Ventura County Library, Anaheim Public Library and other area libraries.

What: Digital Bookmobile National Tour Events 
Who: Los Angeles-area libraries  & The Digital Bookmobile National Tour
Where: See below for details
When: Feb. 6 to 23
·         The Digital Bookmobile is a high-tech tractor-trailer that tours the continent spreading awareness for digital libraries and eBooks; events in the Los Angeles area will provide an engaging experience for readers of all ages.
·         Learn how to access library eBooks, audiobooks and more on all major eReading devices—including Windows® and Mac® computers, iPhone®, iPad®, Android™, BlackBerry®, Windows Phone 7, Kindle®, Sony® Reader and NOOK™.
·         Use interactive PCs and Macs® to experience eBooks and audiobooks from Ventura County Library, Anaheim Public Library, Huntington Beach Public Library, and other libraries around the country.
·         Library card holders can check out digital titles anytime, anywhere by visiting
·         Housed inside an 74-foot-long, 18-wheel tractor-trailer, the Digital Bookmobile is a modern take on the traditional bookmobile that has served communities for decades.
·         Both the events and the service are free to patrons.
Schedule of Events
Wednesday, Feb. 6 (12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
Ventura County Library—E.P. Foster Library
(Truck will be on the 1-99 block of Fir St.)

Thursday, Feb. 7 (12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
Ventura County Library—Ray D. Prueter Library
501 Park Ave.
Port Hueneme

Saturday, Feb. 9 (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
San Bernardino Public Library—Norman F. Feldheym Public Library
555 W 6th St.
San Bernardino

Monday, Feb. 11 (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Festival Shopping Center, hosted by Anaheim Public Library       
8148 E. Santa Ana Canyon Rd.

Tuesday, Feb. 12 (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Anaheim Public Library—Anaheim Central Library
500 W. Broadway

Thursday, Feb. 14 (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Huntington Beach Public Library               
7111 Talbert Rd.
Huntington Beach

Friday, Feb. 15 (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
7111 Talbert Rd.
Huntington Beach

Wednesday, Feb. 20 (12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)
18025 Bloomfield Ave.

Thursday, Feb. 21 (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Downtown Anaheim Farmer’s Market, sponsored by Anaheim Public Library
Center Street Promenade

Friday, Feb. 22 (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
4101 East Las Posas Rd.

Saturday, Feb. 23 (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Palos Verdes Library District—Peninsula Center Library
701 Silver Spur Rd.
Rolling Hills Estate                           
The Digital Bookmobile is operated by OverDrive, Inc.
To check out and download digital books and more,

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