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Uncover The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett now that Big Library Read is live

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By: Adam Sockel, Marketing Communications Specialist Hawthorn was enjoying a standard, if mundane, teenage life when the disappearance of Lizzie Lovett turned her life upside down. At first, Hawthorn doesn’t get why everyone is so hung up on a former popular girl gone missing but as the story unfolds, she begins to intertwine her life with… Read more »

Getting the most out of your OverDrive reading history

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By: Adam Sockel, Marketing Communications Specialist Last week, we released an exciting update to our digital library websites that gives users access to their reading history. Often requested by libraries and patrons, the history allows users to track what they’ve read so they can make decisions about what to borrow next. For example, readers can see which… Read more »

10 YA book quotes to prepare for Teen Read Week

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By: Adam Sockel, Marketing Communications Specialist This year, the literary world will be celebrating Teen Read Week from October 8-14 and in preparation we’re sharing some of our favorite young adult book quotes. Throughout the school year, students will receive required reading assignments designed to engage them with literature both classic and modern. The books… Read more »

OverDrive lifehacks to personalize digital reading

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By: Bailey Hotujac, School Launch Specialist. Tips and tricks to make your life easier in a classroom or media center full of students with different needs, interests and reading levels. Curating from Recommended Lists So you want curate a list, but finding all those titles is just too time-consuming?  You can use our Recommended Lists… Read more »

Fall into these Autumnal curated collection ideas

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For best results, play in the background while enjoying this post:  By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Marketing Communications Specialist and resident Mr. Autumn Man. Last week, the Autumnal Equinox arrived bringing with it thoughts of reading an eBook by the fireplace as leaves blow about outside. Kitchens will be filled with the smells of spiced breads… Read more »

The importance of reading banned books

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By: Adam Sockel, Marketing Communications Specialist Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of the freedom to read, will be held the week of September 24th in 2017. This year, Banned Books Week will emphasize the importance of the First Amendment, which guarantees our inherent right to read. Last year saw a 17% increase in the amount… Read more »