Do you borrow e-books from your library?
12% of readers of e-books borrowed an e-book from the library in the past year. But a majority of Americans do not know that this service is provided by their local library.
- 62% of Americans ages 16+ (& 58% of library card holders) don’t know if their library lends e-books.
- 58% of Americans ages 16+ have a library card; 69% say the library is important to their family and them
- 32% of e-book borrowers say the selection at their library is good, 18% say it’s very good, & 16% say it’s excellent
We’ve got tons more on libraries, publishers, and e-books in our brand new report today, including info on where people discover and get their books, how book-borrowing habits are changing, and why some people don’t borrow e-books from libraries.