Join OverDrive at BookExpo America for a demonstration of OverDrive Media Station

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This week team OverDrive will be at BookExpo America (BEA) offering hands on demonstrations of OverDrive Media Station at booth #1438. In addition to in-library use, OverDrive Media Station is designed to merchandise and sell eBooks in retail stores. OverDrive Media Station is a digital touchscreen eBook station that can be customized with a retailer’s… Read more »

The Big Library Read Facebook Chat with Michael Malone

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Did you miss the Facebook chat with author Michael Malone Thursday evening? We thought we’d share a recap of Mr. Malone’s insights with those who were unable to attend.   Some of the longtime fans of Mr. Malone raved about his other titles as well—especially “Handling Sin”. If you don’t own his other books, you… Read more »

Juvenile and Young Adult Summer Reading- Part 2

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Each generation of readers has fantasy titles they grew up with: in the 1870’s, Jules Verne’s ‘20,000 Leagues under the Sea’ was published to the delight of the French citizens and eventually readers the world over. The 1930’s brought ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of Rings’ trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien.  The story of ‘Harry Potter… Read more »

Big Library Read: “The Four Corners of the Sky” Discussion Questions

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Are you participating in the Big Library Read? With so many patrons of your library simultaneously reading the featured eBook “The Four Corners of the Sky” by Michael Malone, now is a great time to spark conversation. Whether you host book club meetings or use social networking for these discussions, get the conversation started with… Read more »

OverDrive Media Console for Android and iOS out May 28th

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OverDrive Media Console v2.6.5 is coming to iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch) and Android on May 28th. This release is all about bug-fixes to improve the end user experience.  Here is what’s coming out in v2.6.5: Enhancements made to improve the speed of the in-app browser (iOS) Fixed a bug that causes the app to crash when… Read more »