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Want to listen to an audio book in the privacy and comfort of your own home...without even leaving home to get it?
If you're a card-carrying Seattle Library patron, it's easy. An e-book can be downloaded from the library's website onto a computer and either burned to a CD or transferred to an MP3 player. For free.
"You could be in the middle of the ocean and check out [Ernest Hemingway's] 'The Old Man and the Sea' while you're rowing across the Atlantic," said Marsha Iverson, King County library spokeswoman.
Here's the story from the Seattle Times.