Throughout this week, the Marketplace Morning Report radio program is exploring how technology is changing reading. Among the topics explored in the series are how libraries are adapting to tech.

BornReadingThe weeklong series by Marketplace Tech is available online at or by clicking the story links below:

Using tablets to teach reading, with Adriene Hill, senior multimedia reporter for Learning Curve, a Marketplace project examining the promise and peril of tech in education.

Can tablets really help kids learn to read?, with Jason Boog, author of Born Reading: bringing up bookworms in a digital age–from picture books to ebooks and everything in between

How tech is changing reading at libraries, an interview with Courtney Young, president of the American Library Association

How reading on screens is rewiring our brains, with Dr. Maryanne Wolf, author of Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain

Marketplace is a daily business program produced and distributed by American Public Media, in association with the University of Southern California. Marketplace Morning Report airs during NPR’s Morning Edition.

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. Get a Cobb County Public Library System library card. With the Cobb library card, you get free access to digital resources, including Digital Downloads: eBooks, eAudiobooks, complete digital magazines and more and the E-Library: Databases, Research Tools, and other resources.


Marketplace Radio Program Examining Tech and Reading Issues
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