LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — When the pandemic shut down schools and closed public libraries, a tech company helped put the written word back in people's hands.
The OverDrive company says its helped millions of readers around the globe to read 50 books per second, 24-hours a day.
Founder and CEO Steve Potash says there's a huge demand for digital books.
Surprisingly, even older readers are embracing the new trend.
OverDrive says it's seen a big interest in social justice titles.
Books written by authors of color and books about racism have also been flying off the digital shelves.