We all see that because of the Internet, bookstores are disappearing. Yet libraries are embracing the digital world. Read this tip to find out how they are doing this, how you can borrow ebooks from your local library,  and how you can help keep libraries in existence.

Don't count out libraries because you have moved to digital books! Libraries are trying very hard to keep up with the digital world. Amazon recently announced that people will now be able to borrow books to read on their Kindle e-reader from more than 11,000 libraries in the United States.

Other manufacturers like Apple, Sony, Pandigital, and Barnes & Noble already have library lending in place for their devices.


If you own an e-reader or are thinking of purchasing  one, call your local library to see if and how you will be able to borrow library books to read on your device.

Benjamin Franklin's dream of free reading for everyone lives on!! I can't help but wonder what Benjamin Franklin would think of all of this!!