Ocean County Library Joins New Digital Reading Program

Oct 07, 2019

The Ocean County Library System is joining public libraries nationwide in a new digital reading program, the Libraries Transform Book Pick, which offers access to the same ebook for a two-week period. The first ebook selection is the newly released title After the Flood by Kassandra Montag, published by William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. It will be available through Monday, Oct. 21, through  theoceancountylibrary.org. Readers will need a library card and the Libby app to download a free copy of the ebook to their device. There will be no wait list or holds for the title.

After the Flood is a climate fiction saga from a promising new author. In a starred review, Booklist states, “Montag’s thrilling debut takes place in a future climate-change-altered world overrun by water. Anchored by a complicated, compelling heroine, this gripping, speculative, high-seas adventure is impossible to put down.”

Karen Slaughter, international bestselling author of The Last Widow, calls Montag “a visionary new talent!”

The Libraries Transform Book Pick is a collaboration between the American Library Association and Rakuten OverDrive. The program gives public libraries and their staff the opportunity to bring readers in their community together to discover a new ebook and celebrate the very best in reading.

For more information about the Libraries Transform Book Pick, visit ilovelibraries.org/libraries-transform-book-pick. You can also follow the Transform Book Pick on ALA’s Facebook and Twitter and join the discussion on social media using the hashtag #LTBookPick. E.E.

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