OverDrive lifehacks to personalize digital reading

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By: Bailey Hotujac, School Launch Specialist. Tips and tricks to make your life easier in a classroom or media center full of students with different needs, interests and reading levels. Curating from Recommended Lists So you want curate a list, but finding all those titles is just too time-consuming?  You can use our Recommended Lists… Read more »

The Groundbreaking latest Frank Miller Batman story is now available on OverDrive

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By: Adam Sockel, Marketing Communications Specialist    Few people have done more for the world of comics and graphic novels than Frank Miller. Frank has created such works as Sin City and 300 as well as massively popular characters like Elektra in the Daredevil series. Frank is best known, however, for his groundbreaking runs of Batman including The Dark… Read more »

Fall into these Autumnal curated collection ideas

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For best results, play in the background while enjoying this post:  By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Marketing Communications Specialist and resident Mr. Autumn Man. Last week, the Autumnal Equinox arrived bringing with it thoughts of reading an eBook by the fireplace as leaves blow about outside. Kitchens will be filled with the smells of spiced breads… Read more »

The importance of reading banned books

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By: Adam Sockel, Marketing Communications Specialist Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of the freedom to read, will be held the week of September 24th in 2017. This year, Banned Books Week will emphasize the importance of the First Amendment, which guarantees our inherent right to read. Last year saw a 17% increase in the amount… Read more »

12 tips for getting the most out of Libby

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By: Adam Sockel, Marketing Communications Specialist Readers around the world have fallen in love with our new app Libby. The new interface, simple one-tap experience and all-in-one shelf have made finding your next great read easier and faster than ever. Libby is designed to enable our developers to continuously improve existing features and add new… Read more »

Why OverDrive? Why now?

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By: Christina Samek, Marketing Specialist. Well, the kids are back! It’s September again and the back-to-school season is in full swing. I am sure I don’t need to tell you that. You are probably attempting to familiarize yourself with new supplies, new initiatives, and eager new faces. With so much newness, you might be wondering… Read more »

The Hogwarts Library Collection is the perfect way to celebrate 19 years later

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By: Adam Sockel, Marketing and Communications Specialist and proud Gryffindor The first of September has long been considered a holiday in my life. I grew up in a house surrounded by books and none meant more to me than the Harry Potter series. This year is officially #19YearsLater which means that most my life has been… Read more »