A digital e book service supplied at Willard Library has reached a brand new milestone, with greater than 2 million checkouts being recorded from this system in 2019.
BATTLE CREEK, MI (WKZO AM/FM) — A Calhoun County library is celebrating the success of an internet studying platform, which it says has helped readers entry extra digital books from its location.
The department beforehand partnered with the Midwest Collaborative for Library Companies, a non-profit which seeks to make on-line materials and academic alternatives accessible to member library patrons in Michigan and Indiana.
One of many applications supplied by means of the collaborative features a digital checkout service by means of the agency Rakuten Overdrive. The non-profit has introduced that in 2019 library patrons checked-out a document setting 2 million digital books from the platform.
Library officers say that cardholders can create an account and entry 1000’s of e-books and audiobooks from the site.
The Lansing-based Midwest Collaborative was created in 2010 from the merger of seperate organizations in Michigan and Indiana, and now has greater than 650 member libraries throughout the 2 states.