Now Gonzalez regularly checks out titles and transfers them to her Kindle. She just finished “An Ember in the Ashes,” a young-adult fantasy trilogy by Sabaa Tahir, and currently is juggling Toni Morrison’s essay collection “The Source of Self-Regard” and Michelle Obama’s memoir, “Becoming.”
“I love the ability of returning books that I didn’t like. Plus, not having a stack of books around taking up space is great,” says Gonzalez, a 30-year-old web developer who lives in Wilmington. “Libby reminded me how awesome the library is.”
Gonzalez is among a rapidly growing number of readers who are checking out books. They are using smartphones, laptops and other devices without setting foot in the library.
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