Press release from Hillside Public Library:

Jan. 20, 2021

As people increasingly read and listen to books on their smartphone or tablet, they’re discovering one of the best resources is their local public library. New Hyde Park residents can access a wide selection of popular digital ebooks and audiobooks free from Hillside Public Library. With a library card, members of the community can borrow from the digital collection by downloading Libby, the award-winning reading app from OverDrive, or visiting https://nassau.overdrive.com/.

“The Hillside Library is pleased to expand our digital access to adults, teens and tweens, and children,” said Judith Loeb, Librarian at Hillside Public Library. “Required school reading, test prep books, fiction fun, biographies and history, recipes and home ideas, graphic novels, picture books, and so much more to explore. Stay connected this winter with the Library’s 24/7/365 online ebook and audiobook access for all ages!”

In addition, Hillside Public Library is hosting live, virtual demonstrations of how to get started with borrowing ebooks and audiobooks through the Libby app. These free online events feature sessions for both new and experienced users and takes place on February 3 (9-11am) and March 5 (9-11am). More information and registration can be found here and here.

Named one of Popular Mechanics‘ 20 Best Apps of the Decade, Libby seamlessly connects first-time users and experienced readers with Hillside Public Library‘s digital