If my dog were a book character…

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The OverDrive Staff are as crazy about their pets as most people… so we asked some of them to compare their four-legged family members to book characters. Check out the cats too!   My dog, Bianca, reminds me of Rapunzel from the German fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. Perhaps it’s her tendency to isolate… Read more »

4 schools celebrate the gift of digital

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By: Christina Samek, Marketing Specialist. Last year around this time, we told you all the ways digital is a gift. We provided helpful and trusted statistics and while those are still valid and important, we wanted to take the time to share personal testimonies. Because after all, it’s the season of giving. The gift matters,… Read more »

Winter reads: a season without Santa

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By: Bethany Porter, Collection Development Specialist. Christmas time is a good time to reflect, give, and believe in magic. But if you don’t celebrate Christmas (or want to put your cheer on hold for a moment), it can be an exhausting time of year. Here are a few winter reads that do not revolve around Christmas, because… Read more »

We were only freshman

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By: Christina Samek, Marketing Specialist. The transition from high school to college is one of the biggest and most significant changes in a young person’s life. They are experiencing a world of responsibility and true freedom for the first time. It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of re-starting their life, figuring out… Read more »

NaNoWriMo 2017: books on writing to procrastinate writing

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By: Sydney Kalnay, Training Specialist. If you read my last post for the OverDrive blogs, you’re going to think I am contradicting myself but…I despise November. I know I am not the only one; the dread of this month creeps up on you and suddenly, instead of romping about in crisp leaf piles with pink… Read more »