With so many people now at home, we’ve all turned to books to pass the time. As a result, libraries are dealing with increased demands for ebooks and books in general. In this article Writer’s Relief found on npr.org, librarians state that book requests are running 37% higher than this same time last year. And weekly library e-book lending across the country has increased by nearly 50% since March 9. Some libraries have begun offering curbside pickup similar to the way restaurants and retail stores have been accommodating customers.
To learn more about how libraries are handling the increased demand for books, read here.