Now you can see what books are available at Pomfret Public Library as you’re browsing on Amazon, Barnes & Noble or Good Reads! The Chrome Library extension will check our catalog, and display on the page whether or not we have the book, its current availability, and a link to reserve the title. How cool is that?
How to do it:
- go to libraryextension.com and click Install on Chrome
- click on the little stack of books that will appear in the upper right corner of your Chrome browser window and select Pomfret Public Library from the list of libraries. Choose to see results for books, ebooks, or both.
- Now when you’re browsing books on Amazon, Barnes & Noble or GoodReads, a Library Extension box will be displayed with the book details. (top of the right hand sidebar for Amazon and B&N, below the book description on Goodreads) You’ll see the number of copies at Pomfret Public Library, plus a link to Borrow or Place a Hold.
At this point, the extension works with Overdrive but not Hoopla and it doesn’t include audiobooks so there is still a chance that we have a book even if the search results are negative. But it will definitely help if you want to know when we have a print copy of the latest by your favorite authors!