E-reading device usage among U.S. public library patrons 2014

The graph shows the leading devices used to read e-books by public library patrons in the United States as of July 2014. The source found that 84 percent of surveyed U.S. public libraries stated their patrons used a tablet such as Kindle fire or iPad to read e-books.

Leading devices used to read e-books among U.S. public library patrons as of July 2014

Share of libraries
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Release date

November 2014


United States

Survey time period

April 4 to July 2, 2014

Number of respondents

538 respondents

Special properties

U.S. public libraries only

Method of interview

Online survey

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