And here is where everyone finds out just how limited the options are for libraries’ digital collections compared to physical media.

Hoopla and Overdrive/Libby are great—and better than nothing, to be sure—but neither comes close to the breadth and depth of our library’s print collection. In two days, both my kids have hit their 10 items per month limit on Hoopla, and trying to find something they actually want on Libby/Overdrive that does not have a six-week wait is next to impossible.