E-books at libraries are a huge hit, leading to long waits, reader hacks and worried publishers

Over the past two decades, electronic books have taken off as a way to read on smartphones and e-readers like the Kindle. They’ve also found popularity in public library systems, where cardholders can download multiple e-books and audiobooks to their devices without leaving home. But, as with hardback library books, there can also be weeks-long waits and the inability to extend loan times for in-demand titles.

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