Toronto's Six Millionth Ebook of 2019

December 4, 2019 | Wendy

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Last Thursday, just before midnight, somebody borrowed Toronto Public Library's six millionth ebook of 2019. 

This is a new record for us; in 2018, Torontonians borrowed more ebooks than anyone else in the world, at just over five million. We've beat our own personal best!

The six millionth ebook borrowed was Realms: The Roleplaying Game Art of Tony DiTerlizzi. DiTerlizzi is a fantasy artist who is known for illustrating the Spiderwick Chronicles series of children's books, as well as his work on fantasy games like Dungeons and Dragons and Magic: The Gathering.

Realms

Delightfully, the book includes images like this:

Terlizzi

There's something for everyone in our ebook collection.

If you'd like to see, in real time, what ebooks people are borrowing, take a look at our OverDrive dashboard.

Overdrive-dashboard

It's mesmerizing!

Keep reading, Toronto!

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