Books to read by the pool. Or in* it.

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By: Bethany Porter, Collection Development Specialist. I rarely reread books throughout most of the year, but every summer I take it upon myself to reread a handful of my favorites. If you’re an educator or a librarian who works with kids throughout the school year, you may feel like reading a few adult-level books over… Read more »

Things to Do in Cleveland During Digipalooza 2017

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By: Briana Johnson-Sims, OverDrive Training Specialist What’s hot in Cleveland this August? Digipalooza 2017, of course! Our conference is jam-packed with great events, including a keynote from Cokie Roberts, evening socials, and morning yoga. But there’s even more for those who choose to come early and stay late! Arriving early on Wednesday? Stop by East… Read more »

Summer PD webcast: The Student User Experience

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Looking for a quick, simple way to increase your professional development time this summer? Register for our July OverDrive student user experience webcast. This 30-minute session will introduce the fastest way to get your students reading eBooks and listening to audiobooks from your digital library website, and includes a demonstration of creating and exporting notes… Read more »

Reading green

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By: Sasha Zborovsky, Marketing Intern. For avid readers, changing seasons mean only one thing: in winter, one reads inside and in summer, one reads outside. As much as I love to pair my eBook with a warm fireplace and a mug of hot chocolate, there is something rather magical about reading outside. After all, it… Read more »

Resource Center Spotlight: New Student Fliers

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By: Christina Samek, Marketing Specialist. I am a huge fan of bright colors. I love pops of red, blue, and green. My design aesthetic is very much the brighter the better because that’s what catches the eye! And that’s the exact approach we took with our brand NEW school fliers. We’ve introduced fun new themes… Read more »

ISTE’s best and busiest

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More than 700 people attended the OverDrive Education’s in-booth sessions at ISTE earlier this week, the busiest we’ve seen. Particularly popular was Using public domain eBooks for the public good: learning with Project Gutenberg. Partner Lisa Kulka, Library Specialist at Northside ISD, walked attendees through Project Gutenberg, the volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural… Read more »

10 Books for Forgetful Souls on National I Forgot Day

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By: Sasha Zborovsky, OverDrive Marketing Intern National I Forgot Day was earlier this week, so naturally, OverDrive forgot to post a blog to commemorate this often-overlooked holiday. The Holiday National I Forgot Day celebrates all the times we forgot to wish our third cousin a Happy Birthday, missed a doctors appointment, or left our work… Read more »