May in Manhattan: Visit OverDrive at BEA, LJ/SLJ Day of Dialog

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Spring is a busy time in the world of eBooks, and the OverDrive team will be all over Manhattan from May 23-26 to help you create, develop, enhance, and promote your digital collection. If you are attending BookExpo America, Library Journal Day of Dialog, and School Library Journal Day of Dialog, make sure you visit… Read more »

Retail partners: Stay informed with Bookseller Bytes

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Last month we released the first issue of Bookseller Bytes, an informational monthly newsletter geared toward our Retail Partners.  In each issue we will highlight upcoming releases, new publisher partners, service updates, and even tips for managing your OverDrive-hosted digital collection. The newsletter is a free resource, and retail partners with access to Content Reserve… Read more »

Visually impaired customer discovers digital audiobooks at Auckland Libraries

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Sean Murgatroyd, Digital Outreach Librarian at Auckland Libraries, shares his story of helping a visually impaired customer download digital audiobooks from the library’s ‘Virtual Branch.’ “I’m having a great day today. I can’t believe how well today is going.” I hear the voice from across the library. I notice my colleague working with a teenager… Read more »

Hot Title: THE SNOWMAN by Jo Nesbø

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The first snow has fallen in Oslo, triggering yet another tragedy. A young boy wakes to find that his mother has disappeared during the cold November night. Wet footprints are on the stairs, and his mother’s scarf is tied mockingly around a snowman’s neck, which has appeared from what seems like nowhere. It is not… Read more »

Mother’s Day books for every type of mom

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With Mother’s Day quickly approaching (Sunday, May 8, for those of you who forgot. You’re welcome!), we get ready for our annual family mother’s day brunch and begin to think back at the past year we have spent together. We love our moms and even if we see them every day, or just on Mother’s Day,… Read more »