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Celebrating Harry Potter Book Night!

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist If you follow us on social media or have had the chance to visit our Blue Sky Campus offices you are very aware that Team OverDrive adores all things Harry Potter. Therefore, it goes without saying that of course we’re celebrating Harry Potter Book Night! This amazing event… Read more »

More Manga Than Ever Is Now Available To Schools

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By Liz Tousey, Librarian and Collection Development Analyst at OverDrive. We are happy to announce that manga in the MediaDo reader format is now available to schools! The MediaDo reader is browser-based reader that’s designed to handle graphic books that are read from right to left, which includes most manga titles. Having this new format… Read more »

Exciting updates to the OverDrive app and the Read & Listen formats

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OverDrive is working hard to bring you and your readers the best digital reading experience, and we’re excited to share some updates that are coming soon to OverDrive Read, OverDrive Listen, and the OverDrive app. OverDrive Read & OverDrive Listen Updated Menu icon with new icons (like Overview and Search) next to it for quick and easy… Read more »

Librarian’s Share: Creating a student book club and blog

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By Kelly Hladek, a Library Media Specialist from Morton High School  Recently we had a chance to speak with Kelly Hladek a Library Media Specialist from Morton High School who is using an interactive blog and a book club to help promote eReading among her school community. Here is her story of how she set… Read more »

Readers borrow record-setting number of digital titles from libraries in 2015

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In 2015, readers from around the world continued to recognize the awesomeness of having access to their library anytime, anywhere by borrowing a record 169 million digital titles, a 24% growth over 2014. These numbers included 125 million eBook titles and 43 million audiobooks. Streaming Video titles were also very popular with 83% growth from… Read more »

Save big on content young readers will love from Scholastic, Nickelodeon, Abrams and more

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist. As you may have heard we’re currently running our Holiday Spectacular Sale where you can save up to 50% on thousands of titles until the end of the year. Not only can you get great deals on best sellers for your adult readers but there’s also fantastic content… Read more »