Celebrate Picture Book Month with gorgeous and interactive digital content

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist.  When someone says the words “picture book” it’s likely you think of the classic Little Golden Books so many of us grew up reading. I spent more nights than I could ever count falling asleep as my parents read me tales of Poky Little Puppies, Very Hungry Caterpillars… Read more »

Select Simon & Schuster eBooks now provide a new option for library lending with a two-year term!

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OverDrive is excited to announce a pilot of a new library lending model from Simon & Schuster. Starting today, over 550 Simon & Schuster titles are available for a two-year lending term, in addition to the present one year lending term. For new purchases, libraries will now have an option to select from over 550 eBook titles… Read more »

OverDrive integrates with Follett Destiny

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OverDrive and Follett are excited to announce a new integration partnership enabling a simplified user experience for preK-12 schools and districts. Students and staff can now easily access OverDrive content from Destiny with a single click of a consistent open button, eliminating the need to remember multiple usernames and passwords. Don Fabricant, Chief Sales Officer… Read more »

Introducing the midlist eHighlights catalog

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By Todd Warhola, librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst. I’m very excited to introduce our newest edition of eHighlights online catalogs, The Midlist eHighlights.  This Midlist edition focuses attention on some of our collections forgotten heroes.  Everyone wants that bright and shiny new book but these hidden gems can be even better.  Best of all, they’re… Read more »

Update on the New OverDrive: Preview launched

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OverDrive recently launched a preview of the new OverDrive platform to a small group of library partners. The preview gives users the option to see the new design and functionality of what will soon be their digital library experience. We’ve invited users to give early feedback about the new site as we continue to develop… Read more »

What to read when you’re expecting

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By Melissa Marin, Marketing Specialist at OverDrive (and expectant mom) As the saying goes, children don’t come with instruction manuals. While this may be true, there are a plethora of pregnancy, parenting and child advice books on the market. As I get ready for impending motherhood, my library card has been getting a workout trying… Read more »