The OverDrive Holiday Spectacular can help stretch your year-end budget

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December can be a hectic time around the library. You’re planning holiday events and promotions while also working through next years calendar. At the same time you’re looking at that year-end budget knowing you’ve got to “spend it or lose it.” The OverDrive Holiday Spectacular offers you the perfect chance to make that money go… Read more »

We’re makin’ holiday reading Lists (So Check Them Out Twice)

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By: Annie Suhy, OverDrive Collection Development Analyst. Hold on to your gingerbread cookies! The OverDrive Librarian elves have been busy baking up some brand new holiday reading lists perfect for curating and showing off on your library’s homepage in all of their glittery goodness. With the winter holidays upon us, it’s a great time to… Read more »

Stand-up comedy and great Holiday Spectacular Streaming Video titles

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By: Rachel Woods, Librarian and Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive (Ed. note: You can view all the Holiday Spectacular Sale titles in Marketplace) It seems like just yesterday we were buying Halloween candy and watching horror films. I’m still working on eating the leftover candy but now the holiday season is truly upon us with the… Read more »

Read the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Original Screenplay on OverDrive

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J.K. Rowling and Pottermore have brought us in to a new era of the Wizarding World as Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has arrived at theaters around the country. To further the magical experience for your readers, you can now add the original screenplay to your OverDrive digital library. You can find this,… Read more »

Readers’ Advisory: Holiday curated collections for your digital library

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By: Rachel Kray, OverDrive Collection Development Analyst You are invited to participate in OverDrive’s next Readers’ Advisory project, which highlights our favorite selection of holiday reads! For public libraries, there are three collections: one highlighting adult titles, another showcasing kids and teen content, and a third highlighting New Year, New You themed titles. For schools,… Read more »

Save up to 50% on thousands of eBooks and audiobooks during the Holiday Spectacular

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  From now through the end of December, the OverDrive Holiday Spectacular will enable you to get the most out of your year-end budget. Thousands of eBooks and audiobooks including bestsellers, new releases, popular Chinese language selections and much more are 25-50% off through the holiday season. Each year, December and January bring in new… Read more »

The Pets of OverDrive recommend…

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Here at OverDrive, we love our literary pets! We asked our beloved cats, dogs, and hedgehogs to share their favorite book. The responses were fun and amusing, ranging from classic tales like The Wizard of Oz and To Kill a Mockingbird to new favorites like The Invention of Hugo Cabret. Click this link to see… Read more »