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Happy 50th birthday to the Mid-Continent Public Library!

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Mid-Continent Public Library, one of the nation’s best and most forward thinking library systems, is celebrating its 50th year of serving Missourians and we’d like to say congratulations to Library Director and C.E.O. Steven Potter and his entire staff for their constant innovation and leadership in the library world. For the last half century Mid-Continent… Read more »


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By Jill Grunenwald, a librarian and Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive 65 years ago today, Charles M. Schulz’s iconic comic strip made its first appearance (although it was still another two days before Charlie Brown’s beloved beagle bounced into his first panel) and next month the Peanuts gang will be making their big screen debut… Read more »

Librarian’s Share: Merchandise Your OverDrive Collection Like a Pro

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Ed. Note: This blog was written by Maria Cipriano. Maria is a Collections Librarian and manages the Electronic and Online resources for Toronto Public Library. Recently she presented at Digipalooza about Toronto Public Library and their success with curated collection.    Last month I did something that I normally avoid like the plague – public speaking!… Read more »

Get ready for Read an eBook Day at your library!

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While every day here at OverDrive is read an eBook day, the official Read an eBook Day is happening again this year on September 18th. Launched last year as a celebration of modern storytelling, Read an eBook Day is a great opportunity to get the word out about your eBook collection to your library community…. Read more »