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Supervisor Bill Reilich and the Greece Public Library Host Digital Bookmobile National Tour Event

The Digital Bookmobile National Tour is making a stop at the Greece Town Hall Campus today, August 11, 2017 from 11:00AM – 5:00PM. Traveling coast to coast, the newly updated mobile exhibit provides an interactive experience for readers of all ages to explore eBooks and audiobooks available at the Greece Public Library.  A high-tech update to the traditional bookmobile, visitors can learn how to borrow digital books, stop at the Gadget Gallery to explore a variety of devices, talk with eReading librarian experts and more. Tours are free and open to the community.

“I’m very excited that Greece was chosen as a stop on the digital bookmobile tour.” Said Supervisor Reilich. “Over 40,000 eBooks and audiobooks were checked out from our library during the first six months of this year – a 17% increase over the first six months of 2016. Having the digital bookmobile visit will allow even more residents to learn about this popular service.”

The 42-foot long Toterhome is equipped with broadband Internet-connected PCs, free Wi-Fi connection, touchscreen monitors, premium sound systems, and a variety of portable media players, all of which help visitors explore the Greece Public Library’s digital service. In the Gadget Gallery, readers can explore all popular devices, including iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets, Chromebook™ and Kindle®. Interactive learning stations encourage visitors to search the library’s digital media collection and go through the borrowing process. Beginners can get a one-on-one tutorial from technical experts.

The Digital Bookmobile is powered by OverDrive, which is the industry-leading digital reading platform to more than 36,000 libraries & schools worldwide. Residents can borrow eBooks and audiobooks anytime, anywhere by visiting  If interested, library personnel will be available today to assist in creating accounts for Residents in Greece are fortunate that the Greece Public Library subscribes to a higher level subscription and therefore we have more access to eBooks than any other library in the County.

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