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Help decide this summer’s Big Library Read title

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Big Library Read is returning June 12 and we want you and your readers to help choose what title the world will be reading. If you visit the Big Library Read website this week you can take our quick survey to vote on what title readers from around the world will be enjoying at the… Read more »

Celebrate Earth Day with OverDrive

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Marketing & Communications Specialist Around OverDrive’s Blue Sky campus we take Earth Day seriously. On this day, we kick off our office gardening group and place an emphasis on our year-long recycling campaigns. Stop by our LEED-certified green building and you’ll find efficient lighting, HVAC and low-water fixtures all designed to… Read more »

The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Hogwarts Library audiobook brings magic to your headphones

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By: Adam Sockel, Marketing Communications Specialist & lifelong Potterhead. Harry Potter has been a part of my life for nearly twenty years. The first book came out when I was eleven years old and I have been enamored with J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World ever since. I feel fortunate to count myself as one of the… Read more »

Spring into eBooks on social media

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By: Melissa Marin, OverDrive Marketing Specialist If you haven’t stopped by the Resource Center lately, make sure to check out “What’s Trending” in the Marketing section to download a suite of spring-themed promotional graphics, bookmarks and half-sheet flyers. The print materials can be displayed or distributed in your library or community and the graphics can… Read more »

Advantage Plus provides flexible collection options for consortium libraries

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We’re excited to announce the launch of our new Advantage Plus options available in OverDrive Marketplace. New options include the ability for Advantage members to share titles with the consortium while maintaining wait list priority for their users, and more flexibility over which titles are shared or moved to the shared collection. We’ve expanded Advantage… Read more »

10 authors share their #LibraryLove

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By: Adam Sockel, co-host of the Professional Book Nerds podcast Libraries. They are a pillar of our communities. A safe haven for readers both young and old. An escape from the hustle and bustle of our daily lives. A gateway to not just knowledge, but to librarians who can help you find the right knowledge…. Read more »

Digital Book Clubs Bring Communities of All Sizes Together

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Marketing & Communications Specialist As previously noted, digital Book Clubs are a perfect way to bring communities of readers together, regardless of their size or geographic proximity to one another. Digital Book Clubs enable a shared connection through reading that wouldn’t otherwise be possible for users who can’t make it to… Read more »

George Saunders discusses Lincoln in the Bardo on the Professional Book Nerds podcast

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By: Adam Sockel, co-host of the Professional Book Nerds podcast George Saunders is considered around the world as one of the seminal voices of modern language. His collections of short stories have become international bestsellers and Time has named in him one of the 100 Most Influential People in the world. Recently, he released his first full… Read more »