E-Book Usage Explodes; Print Still Popular

Posted: May 12, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

BENTONVILLE -- The number of electronic checkouts, including e-books, more than doubled at the Bentonville Public Library in 2013, said Hadi Dudley, library director.

hasBy The Numbers


The Bentonville Public Library began offering e-books in 2009. Usage of them has increased since then.

• 2009: 1,666

• 2010: 4,712

• 2011: 10,718

• 2012: 19,245

• 2013: 26,962

Source: Bentonville Public Library

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