We are happy to announce that kids and teens will each have their own eReading rooms! Soon after the launch of the eReading Room for Kids and Teens, OverDrive responded to requests, including one from WPLC, to make an option to have separate rooms for kids and teens.
OverDrive is offering the following free Live Training sessions in October:
OverDrive Read: eBooks Made Easy - Learn about the latest updates to OverDrive Read, the quickest way to get started with eBooks.
Explore the OverDrive app: Open Sessions - Learn how to get started using the OverDrive mobile app for Android and iOS with a live demonstration and Q & A with the OverDrive training team.
Marketplace Basics: Open Sessions - Learn the basics of Marketplace purchasing.
The WPLC will be participating in its 4th OverDrive Big Library Read!
All the information for you to announce and promote this at your library is below, in addition to logistical details about the program. This book will appear in our digital library for simultaneous use during the Big Read dates, so feel free to promote as you'd like and maybe read the book yourself!
What is Big Library Read?
This will be OverDrive's fifth time hosting Big Library Read: a worldwide digital version of a local book club and an opportunity for your library to generate more interest in your digital collection beyond the bestsellers.Big Library Read. Participating in this event allows your library to offer a new simultaneous-use title for community-wide access from your library at no cost. This fall's Big Library Read title was selected by popular vote of readers world-wide: Anatomy of a Misfit, by Andrea Portes, was released on September 2 and is already being well-received. This witty, yet moving, novel will be a refreshing spotlight in your digital collection