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eBooks on the Rise

eBooks on the Rise

This years projected number one gift for the holidays is the ebook reader, whether that means the Sony eReader, the Barnes and Noble Nook (or Nook Color), or the Amazon Kindle. Studies estimate that sales of ebook readers will increase nearly 80 percent this year over last. That means more and more of people are looking for content to make those ebook readers come to life. The Cedar Rapids Public Library has e-content for everyone!

The Metro Library Network (consisting of the Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha and Marion Libraries) work together to provide free ebooks to the entire metro area. Anyone with a valid library card can access the Overdrive catalog and download their favorite ebook in seconds.

We have a wide variety of ebooks to choose from, from fiction to nonfiction, adult to juvenile.

The top five most popular ebooks on our site currently are: 

  1. Happy Ever After, Bride Quartet Book 4, by Nora Roberts
  2. In the Company of Others, Father Tim Series Book 2, by Jan Karon
  3. Indulgence in Death, In Death Series Book 38, by J. D. Robb
  4. Mr. Louie is Screwy!, My Weird School Series Book 20, by Dan Gutman
  5. Ms. Krup Cracks Me Up!, My Weird School Series Book 21, by Dan Gutman

Take a look at the selection we offer through the Metro Library Network and send us your recommendations.

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