Join OverDrive experts for a session on Libby Extras that will enhance your digital collection with compelling content. These Database and Streaming Media services will engage your community with entertainment, education, and unique digital experiences. In this webinar, you’ll learn:
Why Libby Extras are a great addition to a digital collection
What’s offered in each of the 14 exciting and unique Extra options
How patrons discover and access Extras in the Libby app
How libraries add these services easily through OverDrive Marketplace
Watch our panel of experts discuss BiblioLabs’ Indie Author Project from the library and author perspective, and demonstrate best practices for adding those Simultaneous Use titles to a digital collection in Marketplace.
Join OverDrive and representatives from five prestigious publishing houses to learn about Chinese titles that will expand your collection and delight your users. We’ll share titles for all ages and interests, including children’s literature, artistic works, cultural books, and more! You’ll receive a link to all titles discussed in the session for easy shopping and curating.
Join OverDrive’s staff librarians to hear about the best books coming out this fall. We’ll share the biggest books, plus title highlights for Juvenile, Young Adult, Fantasy, and History! Bonus: You’ll receive a link to easily shop all the titles mentioned!
Join us for an overview of the next phase in the OverDrive app sunset. During our time together, we’ll review next steps for helping OverDrive app users make the switch to Libby, share resources to ensure a successful transition, and provide opportunities for live Q&A with members of team OverDrive.
Advantage is a program where members of a consortium can purchase and curate additional titles exclusively for their users. Join us as we explore the subtle but powerful impact of building and managing an Advantage collection in OverDrive Marketplace.
In this session, you’ll learn:
An overview of Advantage and how it works
Best practices for building and maintaining a successful collection
Mucho gusto! Next stop – Spain! Discover OverDrive’s Spanish-language catalog and learn how you can support World Languages for your library or school with digital content. Join our experts for this webinar to explore:
OverDrive’s Spanish catalog and featured Latin-American and European authors
Shopping and selecting Spanish-language titles in OverDrive Marketplace
Featured collections on the World Literary Tour schedule and where to find them
Join OverDrive’s staff librarians as we discuss the books to look forward to this summer. We’ll share the most anticipated titles, Canadian interest picks, and some “best of” books in the ever-popular mystery and romance genres. You’ll also have a chance to share your own picks during the session. Bonus: all registrants will receive links to the titles we discuss in the session!
Audience: Public library staff involved in adult selecting, purchasing, and/or readers advisory.
We’ll show you how patrons can skip-the-line on popular available titles by using OverDrive’s Lucky Day feature. This live session will explore how to add, manage, and curate no-hold Lucky Day titles in OverDrive Marketplace.
OverDrive will begin winding down the legacy OverDrive app by removing it from app stores in February 2022. Libby will soon be the primary app for users to enjoy your digital library. We invite you and your staff to join us for a live, informative session to:
Learn more about the benefits of Libby
Understand the roadmap to wind down the OverDrive app
Get answers to frequently asked questions
Know where to go for more information and resources
Take next steps to prepare your community today
For FAQs and more information about transitioning users to Libby including FAQs, marketing resources, and more, please view our dedicated Libby resources page.
“I tried ebooks a long time ago and it just wasn’t for me.”
“It’s too much screen time for kids/students.”
How many times have you heard these reasons for why people aren’t using your digital library? Join OverDrive as we share simple, effective tips and resources to encourage all users, from the digital doubter to the tech savvy teen, to give digital a try.
How can Sora be a bridge between unfinished learning and thriving students? What can learning continuity, differentiation and inclusion, and data-driven decisions do to support all students amidst the widening educational gap? Join us to explore these topics and more with our OverDrive staff K-12 librarians.
Data-driven decisions: Defining the problem 5:06-11:41
Learning continuity: Getting from here to there 11:42-26:16
Differentiation and inclusion: Learning for all students 26:17-36:13
Watch this on-demand webinar on Public Library CONNECT, a game-changing feature that helps kids read more and increases juvenile and young adult circulation. Public Library CONNECT enables students to borrow age-appropriate ebooks and audiobooks from their school and local public library’s digital collection. OverDrive experts will share how it works, how to sign up for free, and best practices for a successful sharing partnership.
Do you ever wish your students engaged with books like they do with video games or social media? Or that you could make reading fun while meeting your students’ varied learning needs? Sora has all the tools to help you level up and make this a reality.
Join OverDrive’s K-12 experts as we share ways Sora can encourage book discovery and motivate students to read more. We’ll demonstrate Sora’s flexible reading tools and provide tips and resources to help your school community fully leverage digital content.
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Join OverDrive’s Content Specialists as we discuss books we’re most looking forward to in the coming months. We’ll share the most anticipated titles in Sci-Fi, Thriller, Mystery, and Young Adult genres, and hope you’ll share your own picks with us during the session. Bonus: all registrants will receive links to the titles we discuss in the session!
Audience: Public library staff involved in adult and young adult selecting, purchasing, and/or readers advisory.
Join OverDrive for a live demonstration of new Marketplace tools to buy digital content and run reports for American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funded purchases. This is a helpful session for library staff planning to use ARPA funds to support their digital collection.
Please check with your state library officials for information about ARPA fund availability and requirements for use, as plans vary by state.