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Digital magazines are here!

Starting today, you don’t need to come to the library for the current issues of your favorite magazines.* They’re available in the same app you use for ebooks! Our Overdrive collection, which you can access online or in the Libby … Continue reading

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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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Overdrive Big Library Read

Every so often, Overdrive has a “Big Library Read,” offering one e-book that everyone can read at once (no wait list!). The next book is a cookbook by Kate McDermott called Art of the Pie: a practical guide to homemade … Continue reading

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Overdrive Big Library Read

If you like thrillers and suspense novels, and you like e-books (or digital audiobooks), you’re in luck, because Overdrive’s Big Library Read for June is Eyes On You: A novel of suspense by Kate White. What is a “Big Library … Continue reading

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Big Library Read

As you all know, we are in the middle of Arlington Reads Together, with several My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece events still to come (including a Skype session with the author, Annabel Pitcher!). If you’ve already read My Sister … Continue reading

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Do you borrow e-books from the library? The new version of Adobe Digital Editions is not secure

Updated 10/16/14 “Adobe is Spying on Users, Collecting Data on Their E-book Libraries.” This was the title of an article by Nate Hoffelder at The Digital Reader on October 6, and though there have been updates since then, the privacy … Continue reading

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When it’s A Long Way Home, use a Landline to Call the Midwife

Like winter, spring, and fall, summer is a great time for reading. Here at the library, we know you like to read all kinds of books in all kinds of ways, which is why we’ve just added a big batch … 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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