Get popular fiction and LGBT content up to 50% off during the June Extravaganza

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All month, we’ve been promoting the ability to save big on loads of content from OverDrive. The June Extravaganza Sale in OverDrive Marketplace with thousands of titles marked down anywhere from 25-50% off their normal sale price. Within the sale you’ll find eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video content including popular fiction for adults, kids and… Read more »

Spanish is not a foreign language at OverDrive!

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By: Elissa Miller, OverDrive Digital Collection Advisor (Ed. Note: Elissa Miller is a Librarian with a background and speciality in Spanish Language content. In this post she not only highlights many of the curated lists available in OverDrive Marketplace but she also provides stats and research that shows why this content is so essential to… Read more »

Streaming Video Round-Up

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By: Rachel Woods, Librarian and Collection Development Analyst with OverDrive I love Fridays. That shouldn’t come as a surprise because lots of people love Fridays, but probably not for the same reason that I do. Fridays are when I get my favorite email (yes, an email): a list of all the new streaming videos that… Read more »

Books to celebrate Pride Month

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By: Jill Grunenwald, Librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst In the LGBTQIA community, June is Pride Month. This particular time of year was chosen in honor of the Stonewall Riots, a pivotal moment in their history. The Collection Development team at OverDrive has put together some really fantastic lists but here are a few of my… Read more »

Musical Read-Alongs… a.k.a Sing-Alongs

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By: Liz Tousey, Librarian and OverDrive Collection Development Analyst Picture books are lovely and beautiful. Created to explain workings of the world and and the joy of imagination to the precious tiny humans in our lives, a good picture book can affect lives far more than a powerful literary novel. And in my world, the best… Read more »

A look back at our London Book Fair visit

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By: Emma Kanagaki, OverDrive Collection Development Analyst. I have always had an affinity for the United Kingdom that began when I was young. A self-confessed literature nerd, it was my dream to visit the lands of Harry Potter and Shakespeare and Robert Burns. When I was in college, I was fortunate enough to have the… Read more »

12 Diverse Books for Every Kind of Mom

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By Annie Suhy, OverDrive Collection Development Analyst. It was James Joyce who said, “Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother’s love is not.” Just as sure as Mom’s love, we know you (and she) will love these 12 selections in honor of Mother’s Day: For the Mom who made… Read more »

Spring has sprung! Let’s get out in the garden

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By: Sheila Henline, OverDrive Collection Development Analyst. I eagerly await the last frost of the spring season, the budding of the trees, the blossoming of the dandelions and the spring peepers (frogs) to start chirping. This year I added some ‘peeps’ (baby chickens) to herald the arrival of spring. Along with these signs of spring,… Read more »