Sunday, May 3, 2009

5/14: Digital Bookmobile visits Cedar Hills Crossing

photo, digital bookmobile

WCCLS and the Library Information Network of Clackamas County are pleased to present the Digital Bookmobile, in a shopping center near you.

No, really.

On Thursday, May 14, from 10 AM–5 PM, the Digital Bookmobile will touch down at Cedar Hills Crossing, Cedar Hills Blvd between Hall and Jenkins, in Beaverton.

The Digital Bookmobile is a way for public libraries consortia like WCCLS and LINCC to promote the Library2Go service, which is downloadable audiobooks and video. These downloads are yours anytime. Pick from popular fiction and non-fiction audiobooks, movies, tv programs, and music videos as well. You can even choose audiobooks for your iPod. All you need is your WCCLS library card.

The 74-foot, 18-wheel tractor-trailer tours nationally and is a high-tech update of the bookmobiles that has served cities and towns for decades. The Digital Bookmobile is equipped with broadband Internet-connected PCs, high-definition monitors, premium sound systems, and a variety of portable media players. Interactive computer stations give visitors an opportunity to search the digital media collection, use supported mobile devices, and sample audiobooks and video from the library.

For more information, check out http://www.digitalbookmobile.com/default.aspx or visit Library2Go to download some audiobook or video goodness.

originally posted 5/4/2009