Monday February 17, 2020

Library can 'barely keep up' with e-book demand

When people think of digital books and e-readers, the library might not be the first place to come to mind, writes Adrian Weckler.

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Georgina Byrne, county librarian at South Dublin County Council. Photo: Maura Hickey

When people think of digital books and e-readers, the library might not be the first place to come to mind.

But up to 1,000 e-books per month are being lent out by Irish libraries, which can "barely keep up with demand for them", according to the county librarian at South Dublin County Council.

"It's proving massively popular with library customers," said Georgina Byrne.

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