Why public libraries will always trump Amazon Kindles!

Our e-book range is one of our most under used resources!

We have a wide range of e-books and give great assistance to all e-reader enquiries.

Here are four reasons why our public libraries will always be better than a kindle from Amazon!

  1. Amazon is a virtual paid library.
  2. Amazon gives no customer service. On the other hand, we can recommend books, help you find what you need and can offer all types of advice on your preferences.
  3. We lend tactile books! Beautiful, colourful, textural books! All shapes and sizes with colours, photos and pictures!
  4. Kindles won’t work with libraries e-books.

Before you go putting an Amazon Kindle on the Christmas list, check out some of the other devices on the market that allow more flexibility in loaning e-books and allow you to have the full, free library experience!

Ask one of our helpful staff for advice!

 

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Matt

Author: Matt

I'm Matt! I am the Digital Services Librarian at Success Library. I look after our digital channels, maintain our auto book sorter and buy lots of Non Fiction books. If you have suggestions for new titles, please let me know when you are in next!

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  1. I just want to know if DVDs are part of the elibrary?
    or just the ebooks and audio books.
    Thanks
    Ali

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    • Matt

      Hi Ali,

      DVDs are part of our physical library collection, not our elibrary. If you haven’t tried ebooks yet, next time you are in the library make sure to ask one of the staff to help with borrowing an ebook, they are great!

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    • Lawley

      Just to clarify Matt’s reply, at this stage our elibrary contains ebooks, downloadable audiobooks and digital magazines (via Zinio). There is no DVDs/digital movie content available unfortunately.

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