Traveling coast to coast, the Digital Bookmobile National Tour is making a stop in Brightwaters, NY on August 14 and Bethpage, NY on August 15. The Digital Bookmobile (DBM) is traveling North America to promote reading happiness through ebooks and audiobooks at local libraries and schools.
In a world on-the-go, more people are using mobile devices to access their next great read and the public library has adapted to deliver digital books available 24/7, anytime and anywhere.
All are invited to explore the mobile exhibit when it stops at Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library on August 14 (10AM-4PM) and Bethpage Public Library on August 15 (2PM-8PM)! The DBM provides an interactive experience for readers of all ages to explore ebooks and audiobooks. Tours are free and open to the community.
A high-tech update to the traditional bookmobile, visitors can learn how to borrow digital books for free, stop at the Gadget Gallery to explore a variety of devices, talk with eReading experts and so much more. Readers can explore all popular devices including iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets, Chromebook™ and Kindle® (U.S. only).
What Can You Expect?
- The Digital Bookmobile presents library lovers of all ages with an interactive experience exploring the digital services available at public libraries in the Brightwaters & Bethpage areas.
- Equipped with interactive workstations, touchscreen activities, devices to sample titles and more, the Digital Bookmobile has everything a reader needs get started browsing the library’s digital catalog of ebooks and audiobooks.
- Library staff and eReading experts will be available on the Digital Bookmobile to guide visitors through the easy process.
- Interactive learning stations feature video tutorials that introduce readers to the seamless process of browsing and borrowing digital books.
- The Gadget Gallery is filled with popular devices, including iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets, Chromebook™ and Kindle®, for visitors to browse the library’s digital service.
- Tours are free and open to the community. View full schedule at digitalbookmobile.com.
- Readers with a valid library card can borrow their favorite titles 24/7 by visiting https://livebrary.overdrive.com, https://nassau.overdrive.com & by downloading OverDrive’s newest reading app, Libby.
Digital Bookmobile National Tour
Tuesday, August 14 – 10AM–4PM
Bay Shore-Brightwaters Public Library
1513, 1 S Country Rd
Brightwaters, NY 11718
Wednesday, August 15 – 2PM–8PM
Bethpage Public Library
47 Powell Ave
Bethpage, NY 11714
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 39,000 miles and welcomed 218,526 visitors at over 70 events.
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