The moving story of The Children of Willesden Lane

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Last week Team OverDrive had the privilege of welcoming author and concert pianist Mona Golabek to our offices. Her book, The Children of Willesden Lane, tells the true story of how her mother, Lisa Yura, escaped Austria during World War II through the Kindertransport and how her music not only inspired the other children at Lisa’s orphanage but… Read more »

By Librarians, For Librarians… and cats.

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It’s no secret that OverDrive loves librarians. Librarians are information superheros. To quote Judy Blume, “Librarians save lives…” In celebration of librarians, our own punk-rockbook jockeys banded together to compile a list of titles for librarians (and their cats) to enjoy. Crafting with Cat Hair by Kaori Tsutaya – Crafts and cats go together like… Read more »

You can now add Disney streaming videos to your digital library!

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Team OverDrive is incredibly delighted to announce the addition of streaming videos from The Walt Disney Studios for your OverDrive digital collection. Each of us has fond Disney memories from Tinker Bell flying around Cinderella’s castle to watching intently and trying to find hidden Mickey Mouse ears. All of your patrons can now make these… Read more »