Penn Area Library officials hope to foster readership, book discussion with 'Big Library Read'
Penn Area Library officials are hoping that their e-book program will not just foster more reading, but also foster an international dialogue.
Facilitated by OverDrive, the e-book service utilized by the library, readers can take part in the company's “Big Library Read” by reading “Cowboy Pride,” a Western romance novel by author Lacy Williams .
Williams is a USA Today best-selling author and has written several series of romance novels, including the “Cowboy Fairytales” series. “Cowboy Pride” is part of her “Wyoming Legacy” series.
The two-week “Big Library Read” program encourages readers to download OverDrive's Libby e-reader app from ebooks.wlnonline.org. Through July 23, app users can download the e-book with no wait lists or holds, and join an international online discussion of the book at BigLibraryRead.com .
“The previous Big Library Read title, ‘Flat Broke with Two Goats' by Jennifer McGaha, was enormously popular with our patrons, with nearly 700 check-outs throughout Westmoreland County,” said library director Dorene Miller.
For more details, go to BigLibraryRead.com . To register for a library card, bring your driver's license or photo ID to the Penn Area Library, 2001 Municipal Court in Harrison City, or call 724-744-4414, ext. 101.
Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-850-2862, email@example.com or via Twitter @MurrysvilleStar.