Curated Collections Create Circulation Commotion

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(Ed. Note: This blog was written by Jessica Russell, Collection Development Manager at Harris County Public Library.) We love OverDrive’s Curated Collection feature here at Harris County Public Library! It’s all of the creative excitement of putting together a book display with none of the hassle of trying to put your hands on enough books… Read more »

#GETCAUGHTREADING : BOOKISH, LITERARY, AND PROUD!

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By: Rickie Mascia, OverDrive Social Media Specialist Embrace your bookish habits and Get Caught Reading in your favorite place with your favorite characters. As many fellow readers know…the month of May features the Get Caught Reading Campaign, a time for readers across the nation to celebrate and share their love and admiration for all things… Read more »

Cokie Roberts announced as the Digipalooza ’17 Keynote Speaker

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One of America’s most respected journalists and authors who writes about women in history will take center stage at Digipalooza this summer. Cokie Roberts, award-winning journalist and bestselling author, will deliver the keynote address at the conference you don’t want to miss if you work with digital media in the library! Cokie Roberts is a… Read more »

Audiobooks that Kids and Parents Can Enjoy Together

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By: Liz Tousey, OverDrive Collection Development Analyst. Ed. Note: You can view and purchase all these titles for your collection here: Click here to browse a list of these audiobooks and more in Marketplace.) Many of us know from personal experience that audiobooks are great for the individual listener, but we think they’re also great for… Read more »

How QR codes can connect your community to your digital library

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By: Melissa Marin, OverDrive Marketing Specialist Many libraries have shown renewed interest in connecting readers with their digital titles using QR codes, especially after reading the recent article Digital Wallpapers Open Doors in American Libraries Magazine. That article highlights San Antonio Public Library‘s ongoing Digital Library Community Project and how they use QR codes on… Read more »

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 »