Libraries may be closed but that hasn’t stopped Sandwell’s bookworms.
Sandwell Library service has reported a huge surge in online library membership and eBook and eAudio loans.
During April 2020, library members downloaded a total of 2,539 eBooks and eAudiobooks, almost double the number of downloads than in February 2020. Active membership of BorrowBox (readers who renewed, issued, or reserved a title) increased by 58% from pre-lockdown figures.
Anyone can borrow a book online via any smartphone, tablet or computer. To sign up, please visit www.sandwell.gov.uk/librariesonline and start borrowing books today.