Originally Posted by AnneT
On the other hand: to be able to read an ebook, you do need a device, and they don't come free either, so I fear there is already a barrier to reading ebooks for people on a limited budget.
So true. With budgets as tight as they are, providing hardware for lower income individuals is a non-starter for most libraries. After all, these patrons still have access to all of the library's traditional services.