Wednesday, 10 June 2020

From the most popular reads to new unlimited use titles, here is an update on our digital library.

What's topping the charts?

Topping the lists for eAudio over the past couple of months is The Ex by Nicola Moriarty and Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling, in BorrowBox and Overdrive respectively. Many of you are also loving All the missing girls by Megan Miranda and Becoming by Michelle Obama. 

The most loaned eBook in BorrowBox has been The Mother-In-Law by Sally Hepworth, with over 150 loans in the past two months. Topping the eBook loan chart in Overdrive is The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernan, the third novel in the Cormac Reilly Series. 

What's new with Overdrive?

Due to popular demand, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone will have unlimited loans until June 30 so you can continue to enjoy Harry Potter at home. 

The next Big Library Read is also coming up with The Darwin Affair by Tim Mason. From 22 June to 13 July, you can borrow this title instantly and connect with other readers from around the world. To participate on your mobile device, make sure to download the Libby by Overdrive app. 

We have also added a bunch of new eMagazines to our Overdrive collection. You can read titles like Popular Science, Surfer, Homespun, New York Magazine, Australian Women's Health and more.

What's new with BorrowBox?

There are many new titles available on BorrowBox that have unlimited loans. New titles for June include The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri, An Isolated Incident by Emily Macguire and The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates.

For the kids, Mem Fox's Classic Magic is available as well as The Alison Lester Collection and The Magic Misfits by Neil Patrick Harris. There are titles for young adults as well including City of Bones by Cassandra Clare and Counting by 7's by Holly Goldberg Sloan.