Nowra Library to host E-book panel discussion
October 26, 2012
Nowra Library will be hosting a special information session discussing the many different types of devices allowing the downloading of audio and e-books from 2pm 29 October.
The session will also focus on the use of digital resources in today’s society featuring talks from author, Ralph Grayden, who has chosen to exclusively publish his works in electronic form, and renowned author and blogger, Allison Tait.
Library staff will also be on hand to provide information on Council’s Overdrive e-book download service as well as helping to explain many of the different e-reader options to interested participants.
The information session will also include a fun debate on the topic of e-books versus traditional books.
Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash said the upcoming information session would provide local residents the opportunity to explore the libraries wide range of electronic resources.
“It is little secret that the use of e-readers, social media and other electronic devices is becoming extremely popular within the local community,” said Clr Gash.
“The upcoming workshop will feature industry professionals and Library staff providing information on how these devices operate and the many advantages offered by electronic devices.
“Council’s Libraries provide a huge selection of electronic resources available to the public and I would certainly encourage anyone with an interest in e-readers or social media to come along to the information session and learn find out more about this growing phenomenon.”
The upcoming e-panel will take place at the Nowra Library from 2pm 29 October with light refreshments afterwards.
Please contact Robin Sharpe on 4429 3710 for further event information.