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Overdrive Bookmobile Visits Paseo Verde Library
March 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
Paseo Verde Library to Host Digital Bookmobile National Tour Event
Free event highlights eBooks and audiobooks from the library — anywhere, anytime
HENDERSON, NV – The Digital Bookmobile National Tour is making a stop in Henderson. Spreading reading happiness to communities across the nation, this unique traveling exhibit is scheduled to visit Paseo Verde Library, located at 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, on Tuesday, March 6 from 10:00 am-4:00 pm. Visitors are invited to an interactive experience to learn about and try eBooks and audiobooks available from Henderson Libraries. Events are free for library lovers of all ages.
Henderson Libraries staff and eReading experts will be available on the Digital Bookmobile to guide visitors through the easy process. Henderson residents with a valid library card can borrow their favorite titles 24/7 by visiting http://hendersonlibraries.com or by downloading OverDrive’s newest reading app, Libby.
“Henderson Libraries is excited to host the digital bookmobile so our patrons can learn more about downloadable resources through Overdrive,” says Marcie Smedley, Executive Director of Henderson Libraries. “The ease and convenience of these types of materials really speak to many in our community, and with a 24-hour city like ours, it’s so important that the library can offer these types of downloadable materials any time of the day or night.”
Readers at all levels of comfort and familiarity with eBooks are welcome at the Digital Bookmobile event. Staff will facilitate one-on-one tutorials to help visitors borrow and read or listen to eBooks and audiobooks. Equipped with interactive workstations, touchscreen activities, devices to sample titles and more, the Digital Bookmobile has everything a reader needs to get started. Popular devices, including iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets, Chromebook™ and Kindle® fill the Gadget Gallery for visitors to browse Henderson Libraries’ digital service.
Come aboard to enhance your digital reading experience with tips and tricks from the experts, including how to sort and filter your searches, create bookmarks, highlight text, sync reading positions across mobile devices, and much more. Library card holders can take advantage of the featured services to borrow eBooks and audiobooks, for free, 24/7 with no late fees on the library’s website, or by using the Libby app to read or listen instantly from virtually any smartphone, tablet, or computer. The Digital Bookmobile is powered by OverDrive, the industry-leading digital reading platform for more than 40,000 libraries & schools worldwide.
Established in 1944 as a single library in Downtown Henderson, Henderson Libraries operates four locations in Henderson, providing free access to materials, programs, and services to meet the diverse and varied needs of the community throughout Southern Nevada. For more information and to check out digital books and more, please visit hendersonlibraries.com.
About the Digital Bookmobile
The 42-foot long Toterhome provides devices, Internet connectivity and expert guidance to the local library’s digital collection of eBooks and audiobooks. This traveling exhibit first launched in 2008 in Central Park, New York, and has since traveled more than 175,000 miles and welcomed 218,526 visitors at 869 events. Learn more at digitalbookmobile.com.