Friday, August 20, 2010

Kobo E-book Reader is Here!

Library Services has added the Kobo e-book reader to its repertoire of multimedia devices available to employees and students at Medicine Hat College.

The two Kobo readers will be loaded with popular fiction titles on each, which includes:

Kobo eReader 1:
  • Elizabeth Gilbert's Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything

  • Lawrence Hill's Book of Negroes

  • Stieg Larrson's The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

  • Nora Roberts's Black Hills

  • Danielle Steel's Family Ties: A Novel
Kobo eReader 2:
  • Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist

  • John Irving's Last Night in Twisted River

  • Stieg Larsson's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

  • James Patterson's Private

  • Scott Turow's Innocent
In addition to those titles, both will contain 100 classic works.

If you want to borrow one, see the Vera Bracken Library's Circulation Desk. You can borrow one for up to one week at a time and have the option of renewing it if no one else has a hold on it.

If you have any suggestions for titles that could be added, please e-mail them to:

If you would like to know about the Kobo e-book reader, please visit their website:

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