• Mar 17, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 18:44 mins

To check the latest best-selling books in digital format from your library, you’ll probably have to wait for a few months because the waiting lists can be really long. Book publishers also want you to buy the book, so they have lots of ways of making sure the wait to borrow at the library is long. Publisher’s Weekly senior writer Andrew Albanese has been covering the power struggle between publishers and public libraries since the beginning. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)