Digital resource of the week: ‘Brokenomics: 50 ways to live the dream on a dime’ (ebook and audiobook)

April is Financial Literacy Month! While we learn to navigate life during the stay-at-home order, visit the Kansas City Public Library’s growing digital resource library online!

In collaboration with the Kansas City Public Library’s North-East branch, this week’s digital resource of the week, submitted by Dave Joiner, is “Brokenomics: 50 ways to live the dream on a dime” by Dina Gachman.

In this book, Gachman shares the lessons she’s learned about how to live large in the cheap seats and reveals all the tricks you need to live the good life without spending a ton of money.

This book is available on OverDrive (also known as Libby.com) in ebook and audiobook form and is FREE with your library card.

[Ebook here]

[Audiobook here]


What is the book?

This book offers insight into how to live rich without breaking the bank.

Topics include: rules for changing your mindset, wise words about making big decisions, clear-eyed relationship advice, solid guidance for renters,
and strategies for talking to your partner about money.


How do I access the book?

The book is offered on OverDrive, which is also known as Libby.com, a digital resource that allows you to browse, checkout, download and stream tens of thousands of eBooks and audiobooks with your library card.

The book is FREE with your library card.

To access, click here and click on the yellow button that says “Access OverDrive” or click on the blue button that says “How to Use OverDrive” for video tutorials on accessing lynda.com.

Then, type in your library card number and PIN.

The Libby app is also available on both Apple and Android.

[Ebook here]

[Audiobook here]


What if I don’t have a library card?

If you do not have a library card, click here to sign up for an ecard and get immediate access to the library’s digital collection and resources, including ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, videos, music, and research databases like lynda.com.

To learn more, visit kclibrary.org or call 816.701.3400.

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