E-book Use Increases in Tennessee

Jul 23, 2012

Downloads in Tennessee's Regional E-book and Audio Download System, or READS, increased 77 percent in the past year.  

The free program offers thousands of digital e-books and audio books to patrons of public libraries belonging to the Tennessee Regional Library System.  Digital titles can be downloaded to a personal computer or a variety of portable devices.  Books downloaded across the state in the past year was almost 702,000.  The program began in 2005, primarily with audio books.