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April 3, 2012 > Alameda County Library hosts Digital Bookmobile

Alameda County Library hosts Digital Bookmobile

Submitted By Lupe Gonzalez

You won't want to miss this! The Digital Bookmobile is housed inside an 18-wheel tractor-trailer; this 74-foot community outreach vehicle a high-tech update of the traditional bookmobile that has served communities for decades. The vehicle is equipped with broadband Internet-connected PCs, high definition monitors, premium sound systems and a variety of portable media players, all of which help visitors explore Alameda County Library's download services.

Interactive learning stations give visitors an opportunity to search the library's digital media collection, use supported mobile devices and sample eBooks, audiobooks, music, and video. Readers of all ages will learn how to download eBooks from the library through interactive demonstrations and high-definition instructional videos. A gadget gallery - featuring Kindle(r), iPod(r) touch, Android(tm) tablet, NOOK(tm), Sony(r) Reader(tm), BlackBerry(r), Windows(r) Phone and more - will help visitors discover portable devices that are compatible with the library's download service.

Library card holders can take advantage of these download services 24/7 when they visit the library's website. From there, they can browse the growing collection of bestselling, new release and classic titles and check out a digital title with a valid library card. Once downloaded, digital titles can be enjoyed on a computer or transferred to supported mobile devices.

Alameda County Library is proud to serve over 500,000 residents with 10 library locations, 24/7 Web Library and Bookmobile service. The library circulates over 6.5 million items annually with over 2.4 million virtual visits to the library's website each year. To learn more about Alameda County Library, visit our website at

Digital Bookmobile
Saturday, April 7
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Fremont Library
2400 Stevenson Blvd., Fremont
(510) 745-1401

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