Time and time again, I hear from readers that they prefer print books because they like to support their local book stores and they like to check eBooks out from the library. Thankfully you can do both using your eReader.
Using Google Books, you can buy digital editions of eBooks from thousands of different indie bookstores around the country including Powell’s Books in Portland, OR and Word in Brooklyn, NY.
To help you figure out how to shop for digital books at your local indie bookstores, GalleyCat has put together a list of tips. “1. Check the massive list of Independent Bookstores Selling Google eBooks. Find the store you want to support. Follow the store link to shop for eBooks. 2. Download the Google eBook reading app for your device. 3. If you have an Android-based mobile phone or tablet device, you can also download theIndiebound Reader for Android to read or add to your collection.”
You can use the OverDrive app to check out books from your local library.