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Through Axis 360, the library makes available a growing collection of ebooks in EPUB and PDF formats. Some titles are available in BLIO format, which provides a more interactive experience and includes text-to-speech. There are fiction and non-...

Borrow free digital video, music, ebooks, comics and audiobooks with your library card. Gain access to thousands of titles – available for instant streaming or temporarily download – and enjoy on your smartphone, tablet or computer. There’s no...

The library works with a vendor called Overdrive to grant access to great new ebooks. If you are having problems getting ebooks to work on your device, take a look at the Overdrive help page. This should answer most questions. If you still need...

As of August 1, 2017, One-Click Digital has merged with RBdigital. To access Rbdigital's eAudiobook collection, please download the new RBdigital app. For technical assistance, consult their help page. This should answer most questions. If you...

A Real-Life Lorax: Amy Korst’s The Zero-Waste Lifestyle: Live Well by Throwing Away Less

Did you know that the average American produces 4.5 pounds of waste per day?  Did you know that plastic never biodegrades?  (It only photo-degrades into smaller and smaller pieces, ending up in our oceans, fish, and soil forever, eventually as microscopic particles.)  And did you know that landfills are not gigantic compost piles that will eventually break down?  Rather, they become anaerobic messes of decades-old, non-decomposed trash, harmful methane gas, and a sludge of toxic goo called leachate that is in real danger of leaking into our water and soil.

Author Dan Brown Live Stream Viewing Party

The Chattanooga Public Library will host a viewing party for the “Dan Brown at Lincoln Center” LIVE STREAM, Wednesday, May 15, 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. The event will take place in the Downtown Library auditorium, 1001 Broad Street.

April is National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month. Now, most people would not consider this exciting news. Poetry, after all, never really appears on the New York Times Bestseller Lists (with the exception of Seamus Heaney’s translation of Beowulf). You don’t see that many poets on national television if you don’t count C-SPAN. You don’t even see huge signs in your local bookstore with rows and rows of poetry.

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