There will be no more fluttering. Only wiping is done. Heike kettemer takes the small, handy device out of its holder and moves her finger over the surface. The cover of a book appears. A few swipes away is the recipe for a summer cocktail. "It looks just like a real book", says the library director of wildflecken. More than 2200 titles are available for selection here.
It is possible thanks to the "emu" association. This abbreviation stands for elektronische medien unterfranken (electronic media in lower franconia). Eight libraries (bergrheinfeld, grafenrheinfeld, hammelburg, karlstadt, marktheidenfeld, niederwerrn, veitshochheim and wildflecken) have joined forces and share a virtual media stock. Every user has access to it – from his home computer.