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What users say about Wowbrary

"The library is more current than I thought and gets books of interest to me."
"I love getting up Saturday morning and seeing what is new for me to get from the library."
"This has replaced my book store browsing; it's so easy to use."
"I've learned a lot about my library."
"I'm very impressed and very happy with what I see ... it is a lovely site and absolutely engaging."
"A wonderful service! Spread it to other libraries."
"The library is coming into the 21st century."

What is Wowbrary

Wowbrary was created to make public libraries more visible and accessible to everyone.

Wowbrary regularly informs you by email and/or RSS about your chosen public library’s newest books, movies and music. We make it easy for you to browse through the latest additions and place a hold on a new title. This is a free user service supported by grants, donations, sponsorships, book sale commissions and volunteers.

Wowbrary is a project of Interactive Sciences, Inc., a California nonprofit 501(c)(3) public-benefit corporation that uses technology to help with social needs. Beginning in 2001, Interactive Sciences has been building experiments to research creative approaches to better connect people with the many resources available via their libraries. Wowbrary is the first of these innovations to be released for general use. As avid library fans, the staff and volunteers at Interactive Sciences are thrilled by the great interest it has aroused.

You can contact us by email at .

What users like about Wowbrary

  • Knowing about all the newest books, movies, and music
  • Ease, convenience, speed of browsing
  • Categorization
  • It comes automatically
  • It makes the library more visible, transparent