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Westport Free Public Library borrowers downloaded 250 e-books last year—and that number is expected to rise dramatically in 2011, as more patrons discover the online service.

Anyone with a library card and an Internet connection can borrow the free e-books, which are digital versions of printed books. After downloading the required software, patrons can search for and borrow e-books just as they would a book in print. But there’s no need to return an e-book—it disappears from your virtual “bookshelf” once its due date is reached.

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