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Published on Tuesday, April 03, 2018

San Antonio Public Library to co-host Big Library Read, world’s largest digital book club

Readers can borrow Jennifer McGaha’s “Flat Broke with Two Goats” without wait lists or holds for two weeks

CONTACT: Marcie Hernandez, 210-207-2614/ 210-630-5930 marcie.hernandez@sanantonio.gov

SAN ANTONIO (April 3, 2018) --- When life gets your goat, use your library card. Jennifer McGaha’s debut memoir, Flat Broke with Two Goats, has been selected for the next Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club. Today through April 16San Antonio Public Library card holders will be able to borrow the eBook or audiobook format of the title with no wait lists or holds. Readers can take part in the two-week program by visiting bit.ly/SAPLBigRead or by downloading the Libby app from OverDrive. Big Library Read is facilitated by OverDrive, the leading platform for eBooks and audiobooks from the library. Readers will also have the chance to win a free Kobo Aura ONE eReader from OverDrive by using #BigLibraryRead on social media.

Flat Broke with Two Goats is told with bold wit, unflinching honesty and a firm foot in the traditions of Appalachia. A true story that started as a last-ditch effort to settle debts, it transparently reveals the joys and challenges of overcoming unexpected life-altering events. Flat Broke with Two Goats is a fearlessly written memoir that reminds readers to not take themselves too seriously and to always remember to laugh, no matter their situation.

Big Library Read is an international reading program that connects millions of readers around the world simultaneously with an eBook or audiobook through the library. Readers can join an online discussion about the book at BigLibraryRead.com. The free program runs for two weeks and to get started reading, all that is needed is a San Antonio Public Library card. Flat Broke with Two Goats can be read and listened to on all major computers and devices, including iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets, Chromebook™ and Kindle® [U.S. libraries only] without worrying about wait lists or holds. The title will automatically expire at the end of the lending period, and there are no late fees.

Big Library Read is made possible through a partnership between San Antonio Public Library, OverDrive and Sourcebooks, the publisher of Flat Broke with Two Goats. Librarians and library readers voted Flat Broke with Two Goats as their choice for Big Library Read. For more information on Big Library Read, visit BigLibraryRead.com.

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