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WCPL's eBook Blog

WCPL's eBook Blog

Don't be Intimidated!

Are you looking for a specific book on OverDrive and see it has EIGHTY HOLDS?

Don't be intimidated! That number is for ALL of the Indiana consortium! WCPL buys copies specifically for our patrons, therefore…

Special Quarantine Book Review - Little Moments of Love

Even with quarantine, are you finding it difficult to find time to read? Why not try one of Hoopla’s many digital collections of comics? Short, sweet, and succinct, Hoopla's comic collection has something in it for everyone! From Big Nate and Garfield, to Percy Jackson graphics to Deadpool, comics are for everyone!


Special Quarantine Book Review-Evvie Drake Starts Over


Break free of quarantine (without actually breaking any rules) and travel to a small town in Maine for the charming book, Evvie Drake Starts Over, by Linda Holmes, available on OverDrive/Libby!

Special Quarantine Book Review - My Lady Jane

Want a clever, fun, and enjoyable YA book to read over quarantine? Don’t judge a book by its cover!  “My Lady Jane” by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows is probably one of the funniest books I have ever read…in my entire life! (And yes, this includes all the 483 Garfield comic books I binged as a child!) And luckily for you, once again, it is available 24/7…

Special Quarantine Book Review - Death on the Nile

Looking for a classic mystery to help break up the monotony of quarantine? Have I got a recommendation for you!

I just finished reading “Death on the Nile” by Agatha Christie and it was fantastic! Plus, it’s scheduled…

Books vs. eBooks

Are you a strong believer in holding a physical book? Do you like feeling the paper as you turn the page and smelling that wonderful book scent? Do you feel disloyal to your library if you use an eBook?

While we can't argue with the magic of holding the physical copy of a book, we can lay to rest the fear that eBooks don't…

Go anywhere. Learn anything. Read every day.

We have talked a lot about Libby and our other reading/listening/watching e-platforms, but did you know we also have great online resources for studying, learning languages, resume building, product research,…

Are you Depressed by New Year's Resolutions?

Do you set New Year's Resolutions? From eating less sugar, to budgeting better, to exercising more, there are many resolutions that can be set.  But who actually succeeds and follows through on these vague resolutions? It's like we are…

Libby and Holds

Reading eBooks and listening to eAudiobooks is easier than ever! Have you switched from the old OverDrive app to Libby?  Libby is a lot more user-friendly and makes your browsing experience more enjoyable. You can search and download all in one place and don't have to hassle with multiple sign-ins!

I only have Ice for You

Winter puns aside, do you feel a chill in your bones? Is the dreary weather getting you down? Try picking up a cozy romance to warm your heart and thaw your fingers.  Here are some 2019 romances that we think will be perfect for the fireplace and a mug…

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