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Tennessee R.E.A.D.S. reaches record four million eBook and audiobook checkouts

Pikeville readers taking part

The Tennessee Regional eBook and Audiobook Download System (R.E.A.D.S.) announced they achieved a record-breaking four million digital book checkouts in 2019, a milestone for Bledsoe County Public Library, and other local libraries in the state. This accomplishment illustrates the continued growth and importance of lending of eBooks and audiobooks along with the creative ways libraries have served their communities with digital services.

Tennessee R.E.A.D.S. is one of 73 systems around the world that surpassed one million checkouts through Rakuten OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform and its award-winning app Libby.

For more see the January 16 issue of The Bledsonian Banner.

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