NOTE: OverDrive, a digital reading platform used by KCLS, named King County Library System as the leader in eBook and audiobook checkouts in 2017. Read the OverDrive news release below and see what KCLS Director Lisa Rosenblum said about the latest digital circulation numbers:
CLEVELAND, Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- OverDrive announced today that 58 library systems set a new record for lending 1 million eBooks and digital audiobooks in 2017. This milestone reaffirms the consistent growth of digital lending in the library and represents a significant increase from the 49 that reached 1 million checkouts in 2016. The libraries are based in the U.S., Canada, Singapore and New Zealand.