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Librarian’s Share: Hillsborough County Public Library’s innovative marketing leads to record checkouts

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By Brian Walton, Principal Librarian for the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library Recently I had the chance to chat with Brian Walton from Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library about the marketing strategy they used to set circulation records in December to surpass one million checkouts for the year. What follows is a conversation with Brian about how… Read more »

Celebrating Harry Potter Book Night!

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist If you follow us on social media or have had the chance to visit our Blue Sky Campus offices you are very aware that Team OverDrive adores all things Harry Potter. Therefore, it goes without saying that of course we’re celebrating Harry Potter Book Night! This amazing event… Read more »

Love is in the air with the new Readers’ Advisory collection

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By Jim Monastra, an Account Specialist with OverDrive You are invited to participate in OverDrive’s next Readers’ Advisory project, which centers on terrific romantic titles. As with the last campaign, we will be showcasing two separate collections for your OverDrive site – one collection that focuses on titles for adults, and titles for young adult… Read more »

OverDrive Local Content lets your community be a part of your digital collection

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist OverDrive’s Local Content tool is a great way to enhance the value of your digital collection by offering unique historical documents, titles written by local authors and community videos your library has copyright permission to upload. Schools can even upload student-created short stories to share with the school… Read more »

Exciting updates to the OverDrive app and the Read & Listen formats

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OverDrive is working hard to bring you and your readers the best digital reading experience, and we’re excited to share some updates that are coming soon to OverDrive Read, OverDrive Listen, and the OverDrive app. OverDrive Read & OverDrive Listen Updated Menu icon with new icons (like Overview and Search) next to it for quick and easy… Read more »