Tech on Tuesday: Apps to Celebrate National Reading Month

Bookworms, our month is here!

March is National Reading Month, and there’s no shortage of apps to help you make the most it.

In this week’s Tech on Tuesday, we’re diving into our favorite reading apps. 

Libby

Local libraries have thousands of ebooks and audiobooks, and with Libby you can borrow them instantly, for free, from the comfort of your couch. All you have to do it grab your library card, open the Libby app, find your local library, search, borrow and enjoy! Libby comes with a built-in ebook reader and audiobook player, but it also gives you the option to send books to your Kindle.

Blinkist: Books in 15 Minutes

Love nonfiction, but don’t have the time to read as much as you’d like? Blinkist might just be the app for you. Blinkist transforms the key insights of 2,500 bestselling books into powerful packs you can read or listen to in just 15 minutes. Blinkist is a subscription based app, but you can check it out with a 7-day free trial.

Epic!

Looking for the perfect app for your littlest bookworms? Epic is the leading digital library for kids. With Epic!, kids can explore their interest with access to 25,000 ebooks, audiobooks, learning videos and quizzes for kids 12 and under. Epic is another subscription-based app. You can sign up for a free 30-day trial, and after that it’s just $7.99 per month. There’s also a version that’s free for educators!

Bookly

Make a habit out of reading with Bookly. Bookly is an app to help you track and improve your reading. With Bookly, you can track your reading in real time, play ambient sounds while you read, get book details by scanning the ISBN code, and gather insightful stats on things like your total read time, reading speed and pages read per day.

Marvel Unlimited

For the comic book fans out there, Marvel Unlimited offers subscribers access to more than 25,000 comics spanning Marvel’s 80 year history.

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