Google just made it easier for readers to find an e-book at their local library.

Per the following tweet from Google, mobile search results for a book now include a “Borrow e-book” option under the “Get Book” section.

Tapping on the library from where you want to check out the e-book will return the sign-in page for the library, along with the option to download the book or read a sample:

The library location can be edited within the search app by tapping on the “edit location” link next to the “Libraries Near You” option. This new feature appears to only be available on mobile.

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Amy Gesenhues is Third Door Media’s General Assignment Reporter, covering the latest news and updates for Search Engine Land and Marketing Land. From 2009 to 2012, she was an award-winning syndicated columnist for a number of daily newspapers from New York to Texas. With more than ten years of marketing management experience, she has contributed to a variety of traditional and online publications, including,, and Sales and Marketing Management Magazine. Read more of Amy’s articles.



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