From The Digital Reader:
A reader has tipped me to a Chrome extension which lets users browse Amazon.com and see if a book or ebook is available at their local library. It’s called Library Extension, and you can find it in the Chrome Web Store.
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Once installed (and configured), simply browse book or ebook listings on Amazon.com, and Library Extension will insert an extra window above the buy button with info on whether your library has the title in its catalog. For some libraries, you can also browse the audiobook, movie, and music catalogs.
LibEx works with a lot of libraries in the US, Canada, and Australia, but not all.
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Library Extension has been around since at least January 2013, but it started getting press again in 2019.
Link to the rest at The Digital Reader
When PG started the installation of Library Extension, his Chrome browser informed him that it was already installed.
Evidently, PG installed Library Extension before his local library was part of the extension’s network and flitted off to some other corner of the internet when it didn’t work.
He was pleased to see times had changed and the availability of both ebooks and audiobooks pops up when he searches Amazon for overpriced books from traditional publishers.