OverDrive to Donate Popular eBooks to 1,000 Elementary Schools

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  We are serious about empowering young readers. To that end, we have launched a new initiative that will make hundreds of popular eBooks available to children for free. As part of OverDrive’s 30th anniversary and mission to create “a world enlightened by reading,” we are donating a collection of eBooks to up to 1,000 elementary… Read more »

Select Simon & Schuster eBooks now provide a new option for library lending with a two-year term!

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OverDrive is excited to announce a pilot of a new library lending model from Simon & Schuster. Starting today, over 550 Simon & Schuster titles are available for a two-year lending term, in addition to the present one year lending term. For new purchases, libraries will now have an option to select from over 550 eBook titles… Read more »

OHDELA students become eBook explorers & boost digital circulation

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Recently, I attended an open house event for OHDELA (Ohio Distance and Electronic Learning Academy), along with a few colleagues. At the event, parents and students met their teachers, learned about a variety of academic resources offered by the school, and also participated in a “scavenger hunt” for OHDELA’s OverDrive digital library. Students that completed… Read more »

The moving story of The Children of Willesden Lane

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Last week Team OverDrive had the privilege of welcoming author and concert pianist Mona Golabek to our offices. Her book, The Children of Willesden Lane, tells the true story of how her mother, Lisa Yura, escaped Austria during World War II through the Kindertransport and how her music not only inspired the other children at Lisa’s orphanage but… Read more »

Be entered to win a prize while shopping the biggest content sale of the year!

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‘Tis the season for giving, and OverDrive is taking part by giving away hundreds of brand new devices and Facebook marketing credits to say “thank you” for being great library and school partners. Every purchase order submitted at OverDrive Marketplace from November 17 through January 11, will automatically receive one entry into the 2014-2015 Holiday… Read more »

Win a Digital Classroom!

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Attention educators! From September 1 through October 31, OverDrive will be running a first-of-its-kind sweepstakes that gives you the opportunity to win a digital classroom. In conjunction with our Back to School Sale and the introduction of OverDrive Novel Sets, your school has the opportunity to win a set of Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook… Read more »