REGISTER NOW FOR DIGIPALOOZA 2017

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By: Melissa Marin, OverDrive Marketing Specialist. We are less than one year away from Digipalooza 2017 and have officially opened registration! You may be wondering… What is Digipalooza? Digipalooza is OverDrive’s international user group conference. With a unique blend of education, networking and fun, this is a can’t-miss event for anyone that works with digital… Read more »

Show your #eBookLove and celebrate Read an eBook Day with us on September 16

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Mark your calendar for September 16th! OverDrive is celebrating the third annual International Read an eBook Day and you’re all invited to participate. This year, we’ll be giving out $1,000 content credits to a lucky 10 participating libraries and schools as well as tablets for your library users. Read an eBook Day is a yearly… Read more »

Collection Development ideas from the Professional Book Nerds

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By: Adam Sockel, Social Media Specialist and co-host of the Professional Book Nerds (Ed. Note: You can subscribe to the Professional Book Nerds podcast in iTunes or anywhere you listen to podcasts and you can find every episode hosted here. As you may have heard, OverDrive has a podcast called the Professional Book Nerds. Each… Read more »

4 simple ways to get reluctant young males excited about reading

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Social Media Specialist and co-host of the Professional Book Nerds podcast. Recently on our Professional Book Nerds podcast, I sat down with two other members of Team OverDrive to share book recommendations and talk about our earliest memories of reading. In addition to talking about the books we’ve enjoyed recently, we… Read more »

Create Reading Happiness: celebrate summer blockbusters with Page to Screen books and streaming video

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Summer is traditionally when Hollywood rolls out its blockbuster movies. The big budget, tent pole films we all enjoy with a bucket of buttery popcorn and a smile on our face. While we fill the theaters to laugh, cry and be endlessly entertained, there’s a fun connection most of these movies have to the literary… Read more »

Hear James Patterson discuss his new BookShots titles and the importance of libraries on our Professional Book Nerds podcast

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Social Media Specialist Last week I had the opportunity to travel to New York City to interview James Patterson as a part of his promotion for his new BookShots line of titles. Each book is a fast paced mystery or thriller designed to make readers say “give me another book.” The… Read more »