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What is Big Library Read?

Big Library Read (BLR), facilitated by OverDrive, connects millions of readers around the world with the same eBook, simultaneously. This program is free and all you need to get started reading is a library card or student ID.

Here’s how it works:
During the two-week program, the selected eBook will be available for you to borrow online, 24/7 through participating libraries and schools across the globe. No waitlist, no holds and you can borrow the eBook anytime in that time period. Simply go online to your library’s digital collection, download the book via the OverDrive app or start reading in your browser. The eBooks can be read on all major computers and devices, including iOS®, Android™, Chromebook™ and Kindle® (U.S. only) The digital book will expire at the end of your lending period and there are no late fees. Once you begin reading, connect with other readers and join the conversation on the discussion board. Get reading and get talking in this international eBook club!