Tag Archives: ebooks

Top e-books and audiobooks in 2017

Recently, Bustle published a list of Audible’s most listened-to audiobooks of 2017, and I wondered if it matched up with library patrons’ use of audiobooks and e-books through Overdrive. Here are the top ten most-checked-out titles at the Arlington libraries … Continue reading

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Overdrive Big Library Read: The Other Einstein

Do you read e-books? Do you like historical fiction? If you answered yes to both of those questions, you’re in luck! For the next two weeks (June 12-June 26), OverDrive is doing a “Big Library Read,” which means one e-book … Continue reading

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New e-books, downloadable audiobooks, and an updated Overdrive Help page

The library’s catalog of e-books and downloadable audiobooks just got another infusion. (Does anyone notice a pattern? It’s not a complicated pattern like Fibonacci numbers, it’s more of a “we keep adding more books” pattern). Some of the newest titles … Continue reading

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The e-books just keep coming

The library’s collection of e-books and digital audiobooks just keeps growing. We’re always adding new books (see some of the recent titles we added in December), and now you can even recommend that we purchase e-books we don’t already have. … Continue reading

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The Massachusetts e-Book Project comes to Arlington

You might see the words “Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners FY15 Legislative Agenda” and decide you’re not interested, but hang on just a sec: What if I tell you that this particular legislative agenda (a) is presented beautifully in an … Continue reading

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Library closing at 4 PM today

Both the Robbins Library and Fox Branch Library will be closing today at 4 PM due to the inclement weather. Normal hours will resume tomorrow, with the Robbins Library opening at 9 AM and the Fox Branch Library opening at … Continue reading

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New e-books in Arlington’s Overdrive Advantage collection

Over the past few months, we’ve added dozens of titles to Arlington’s Overdrive Advantage collection. These e-books and digital audiobooks are in addition to the ones available to everyone in the Minuteman Library Network; make sure to sign in with … Continue reading

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E-Books in Libraries

You may have heard of Cory Doctorow: he is an author (Little Brother and Homeland, among others), blogger, journalist, and the co-editor of popular website Boing Boing. He is also a tremendous advocate for libraries. In particular, he often writes about … Continue reading

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Even more new e-books

Did you know you can borrow e-books from the library? Just head over to our digital library catalog, sign in (that step is important!), and you’ll have plenty to choose from. We add new titles to the collection regularly, so … Continue reading

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More new e-books in the library digital catalog

We’ve just added several more new titles to the library’s digital media catalog, including – yes – another copy of the everlastingly popular Gone Girl. (Check out last month’s batch if you missed them the first time around.) New eBooks (all e-books … Continue reading

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