Harry Potter eBooks at Your Library

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By Dianna Dilworth Comment

Digital copies of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series are now available at thousands of libraries thanks to a new partnership between Pottermore.com and OverDrive.

The library partnership comes just days after the books were released digitally by Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

eBookNewser has more details: “The seven book series can be checked out from more than 18,000 libraries and schools in more than 20 countries. The books are available in EPUB and Kindle in the U.S. in English. French, Italian, German and Spanish readers will have versions available soon.”

Karen Estrovich, collection development manager at OverDrive, had this statement: “Harry Potter has had an unprecedented impact on multiple generations of readers. Now that the stories are available for lending in digital formats, libraries and schools worldwide have a powerful new way to reach readers of all ages. Harry Potter eBooks and digital audiobooks have the potential to immerse a new wave of readers in J.K. Rowling’s captivating adventures and inspire a lifelong passion for books and reading.”