OverDrive Summer Read eBook titles

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We are excited to announce the return of our annual OverDrive Summer Read program, designed to encourage your students to keep reading all year long. This program aims to help prevent the Summer Slide by providing exciting titles for your students that are simultaneously available during the summer weeks. OverDrive Summer Read June 7 –… Read more »

March Sadness: J/YA books to cry by

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The Professional Book Nerds podcast recently celebrated its100th episode! For over a year, The Professional Book Nerds podcast has been introducing listeners to authors and offering book recommendations with new episodes coming out every Monday and Thursday. One of our favorite episodes is March Sadness, books that made us cry. Books to cry by We’ve… Read more »

You’ve launched a Shared Collection. Now What?

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By: Christina Samek, Marketing Specialist. Last month we told you all about OverDrive’s Shared Collections. We caught up with Independent School Library Director’s Association (ISLDA) and heard about why they chose OverDrive to be their digital content provider. We previewed how easy it is to launch a shared collection, as you are provided a team… Read more »

K-5 Quickstart is a year old. Celebrate with free eBooks!

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By: Nikka Hronis, Account Specialist. Just one short year ago, we announced the launch of OverDrive’s K-5 QuickStart collection—a reading service developed to promote reading, encourage digital learning, and support literacy goals for grades K-5. This fall, we took things a step further and set out to donate a K-5 QuickStart digital collection of free… Read more »

OverDrive Education announces K-12 school spring tour dates

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The OverDrive Education team is traveling to 9 states (including 1 in Canada) on our K-12 Fall Tour! We enjoyed meeting many of you, our school partners, in person. We had over 250 teachers, librarians, curriculum coordinators, technology specialists, and others take part. They left with tools to make the most of OverDrive in the school community… Read more »

Best of International Women’s Day 2017

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March is Women’s History Month. March 8th was International Women’s Day. If you spent any time on social media yesterday, you saw plenty of creative expressions in the ongoing struggle for gender equity. Here are a few of our favorites: ‘Fearless Girl’ fittingly fearless of crowds The statue appeared overnight in advance of international Women’s Day challenging… Read more »

OverDrive’s top titles for Teen Tech Week

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During “Teen Tech Week” March 5-11, libraries showcase the digital resources and services available to help teens succeed in school and prepare for college and career. The 2017 Teen Tech Week theme, “Be the Source of Change,” encourages teens to take advantage of digital resources to make a positive change in their life and community…. Read more »