Thank you, Michigan!

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I just returned from Lansing, Michigan, where I had the pleasure of representing OverDrive at the 118th Michigan Library Association Annual Conference. This was our fifth year as an exhibitor, so we got our picture taken with the MLA President, Larry Neal (photo above), and met Nancy Pearl. Pretty cool, I think! OverDrive has many library partners… Read more »

We didn’t have apples in Appleton, Wisconsin

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Last week I traveled with Brian Potash from our Sales team to Appleton, Wisconsin for the Wisconsin Library Association Annual Meeting. We met with our public library partners who participate in the Wisconsin Public Library Consortium — many of which had questions about OverDrive Advantage. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the OverDrive booth! Brian and I had a… Read more »

ChineseAll eBooks – A big hit in NYC

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This past weekend, I was in NYC at the Digital Bookmobile event with the New York Public Library – Seward Park Branch, near Chinatown. NYPL circulates tens of thousands of digital audiobooks and eBooks each month, but in a city with millions of people, a majority is still unaware that the download service even exists. During the day, hundreds… Read more »

The Digital Bookmobile at the National Book Festival

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More than 1,500 visitors learned about free library downloads by touring the Digital Bookmobile this past Saturday at the 2009 National Book Festival. And we spoke with thousands more who couldn’t fit in the crowded truck! Positioned on the National Mall in Washington D.C., the community outreach vehicle introduced eBooks, audiobooks, music, and video at… Read more »

The Digital Bookmobile heads to the National Book Festival

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Yesterday, we officially announced that the Digital Bookmobile will particpate in the National Book Festival on Sept. 26 in Washington, D.C. We’ve made 170 stops at libraries in the United States and Canada, but we’ve never had an event like this before. Tens of thousands of book lovers will descend on the National Mall to… Read more »

Digitala bokbussen. That’s Digital Bookmobile in Swedish!

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Are you planning your next vacation? Maybe you should follow the lead of six Swedish librarians who made their way to Ohio last week. The group visited the Digital Bookmobile at events in Westerville, Rocky River, Cleveland, and Cleveland Heights after following the truck’s tour for months on Twitter and Facebook. Thanks to a travel… Read more »

Digital Bookmobile Turns One

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Wow! What a year. We held our first Digital Bookmobile event in Central Park with New York Public Library one year ago today. Since the national tour launch, we’ve traveled more than 17,500 miles and partnered with libraries for 148 events. Palm trees, snow-capped mountains, two oceans, big cities, small towns. The team has seen… Read more »