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Library borrowing of digital books and audiobooks continues to grow, up 21% in 2016

OverDrive report says the most popular eBook title last year was ‘A Murder in Time’ by Julie McElwain, while ‘The Girl on the Train’ by Paula Hawkins was most loaned audiobook

CLEVELAND, Ohio — January 10, 2017 — The trend in digital reading continued its uninterrupted growth in 2016 as a record number of readers turned to their local library and school to enjoy eBooks and audiobooks. According to OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, readers borrowed 196 million digital books, an increase of 21 percent over 2015. Of the 678 million visits to library and school websites, readers borrowed more eBooks (+16%) and audiobooks (+34%) from their local and school libraries digital catalog compared to last year.

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http://www.talkingnewmedia.com/2017/01/10/library-borrowing-of-digital-books-and-audiobooks-continues-to-grow-up-21-in-2016/

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