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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 »

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 »

getAbstract is offering 12 simultaneous use titles free of charge for two weeks

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Earlier this year we announced an exciting partnership with getAbstract, a catalog of 8,000+ simultaneous access business and self-improvement titles. These titles are condensed to the titles most important concepts and strategies and are designed to be able to be read in under ten minutes. To raise awareness for these incredible titles, getAbstract is offering two free… Read more »

Announcing the winners of our Curated Collection Naming Contest

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Throughout the summer, we hosted our Curated Collection Naming Contest and we’re excited to announce the winners in all five of the categories. We received nearly 200 entries and each of the five categories had over 500 votes. The following libraries will receive content credit to spend in OverDrive Marketplace. If you’re looking for creative ideas… Read more »

Books on Tape / Listening Library audiobooks your users will love

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Digipalooza isn’t the only thing coming this August. As the calendar moves closer to fall, we begin to turn our focus on some of the biggest new titles coming out and we’re excited to highlight some of Books on Tape and Listening Library’s audiobook releases coming soon. You can find these audiobooks in OverDrive Marketplace. A… Read more »