Harry Potter e-Books Coming to Schools, Libraries Worldwide

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Harry Potter e-books will be coming to schools and libraries, according to an announcement by the company Pottermore.

Pottermore, a website which provides an immersive Harry Potter experience and will be the only place online for Harry fans to purchase e-books of the series, entered into an agreement with e-book company Overdrive to bring the electronic versions of the seven books to more than 18,000 public libraries and schools all over the world.

“J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter is a once-a-lifetime phenomenon and has been an extremely significant catalyst for reading and literacy for current and future generations,” OverDrive CEO and president Steve Potash said in a statement. “We are honored to bring this beloved storytelling experience digitally to public and school libraries worldwide.”

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