Wonder what everyone read this year? Here’s a list of our top 15 ebook checkouts in 2013:

1. Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James

2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

3. The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks

4. Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich

5. The Help by Kathryn Stockett

6. The Next Always by Nora Roberts

7. The Litigators by John Grisham

8. Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich

9. The Racketeer by John Grisham

10. Fifty Shades Darker by E.L. James

11. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

12. Fifty Shades Freed by E.L. James

13. The Confession by John Grisham

14. Deep Down by Lee Child

15. The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom

Did you check out any of these titles this year?

WVDELI now offers streaming video. Use your library card to watch feature films, television shows, and more on your PC or mobile device. Not sure where to start? Check out one of these ebooks (or audiobooks) and then stream the film version:

Hick - eBook, Movie

I Don’t Know How She Does It - AudiobookeBook, Movie

Killing Them Softly - eBook (originally titled, Cogan’s Trade), Movie

Norwegian Wood - eBook, Movie

Sarah’s Key - Audiobook, Movie

The Silver Linings Playbook - Audiobook, Movie

We didn’t forget about our audibook users. Here are the top 15 audiobooks downloaded from WVDELI in 2013:

1. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

2. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

3. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

4. Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James

5. 11th Hour by James Patterson

6. A Small Case of Murder by Lauren Carr

7. The Affair by Lee Child

8. Fifty Shades Darker by E.L. James

9. The Forgotten by David Baldacci

10. Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich

11. I, Alex Cross by James Patterson

12. The Black Box by Michael Connelly

13. 61 Hours by Lee Child

14. Fifty Shades Freed by E.L. James

15. Zoo by James Patterson

It looks like our audiobook users can’t get enough Hunger Games or mysteries.

March is Read an eBook Month! All of our MCPLS library patrons have access to free ebooks from WVDELI. WVDELI was the first digital public library consortium in West Virginia and boasts a collection of over 25,000 items, including: ebooks, audiobooks, music, and videos! With such a large selection, you are sure to find an ebook worth reading! If you can’t decide what to read or would like some suggestions, check out our eBook of the Day Pinterest Board.

If you’d like to read an ebook, but aren’t sure how to use the technology - stop by one of our libraries. We have trained staff that can walk you through the basics of checking out an ebook from WVDELI. Call 304-366-1210 or email mross@mcpls.com to schedule an appointment. Don’t have time to stop by a library? Check out our online tutorials!

We hope you try an ebook today!