The Ultimate Teen Summer Reading List

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Here at OverDrive, one of the most common requests we get is for recommendations of young adult titles that can attract the interests of today’s savvy, gadget-equipped, imaginative youths. Although we can suggest titles that are circulating well, it is often hard to satisfy the interests of every love-drunk teen, junior detective, adolescent explorer, and… Read more »

Summer Marketing Materials: Now Available!

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Summer is just around the corner. Time for road trips, the beach, vacations, and lazy summer days! I can think of nothing I’d rather do today (one of the first days above 70 degrees here in Cleveland) than read library eBooks on my NOOK outside in the sun!   To help you promote your digital… Read more »

Big Library Read Facebook Chat with Michael Malone on May 23rd

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Through their incredible generosity, author Michael Malone and his publisher, Sourcebooks, have invited millions of readers around the world to simultaneously enjoy ‘The Four Corners of the Sky’ through June 1st as part of the Big Library Read event. This week, readers will have the chance to chat with Michael about his critically-acclaimed novel.  … Read more »

Librarians Share: How Fort Smith School District is Achieving Early Success

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Fort Smith School District (AR) launched their digital collection a few short months ago and they are already seeing widespread adaptation from their student body. This great success comes from early marketing and keeping their students, staff and parents up to date, educated and excited about their services. Library Media Specialist Rebecca Howe agreed to… Read more »

Big Library Read is Here!

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Today is the rollout of the Big Library Read pilot. This pilot program allows millions of patrons from more than 7,500 participating libraries to simultaneously read Michael Malone’s critically-acclaimed ‘Four Corners of the Sky’ in OverDrive Read, Kindle and EPUB formats. Big Library Read enables users from 10 different countries on five different continents to… Read more »

BlackBerry Z10 Review

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BlackBerry was once king of the smartphone world.  For 4 years, it reigned supreme, until their world was eclipsed by the rise of Apple’s iPhone and Google’s subsequent introduction of Android. Since then, the company has spent time trying to regain their foothold by updating their OS and releasing touch-screen devices ranging from the Torch… Read more »