Digital publishing company FastPencil has partnered with Auto-Graphics, a technology company with tools for libraries, bringing library patrons access to FastPencil’s book publishing engine.

Essentially the partnership will assist library members in designing, publishing and selling eBooks that they have written through their local libraries. The platform is designed to help budding authors through every step of the book publishing process. It has a writing portal, a conversion tool, a publishing tool, and even a tool to upload and sell the book through FastPencil’s e-commerce marketplace. Patrons can use the platform to publish books in print and digital.

The platform is currently open to a select group of Auto-Graphics’ customers. But the company will make it available to patrons in all of the 5,500 libraries that work with Auto-Graphics.