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K-12 Schools Staff Training

Fit learning into your busy schedule with access to on-demand training modules, downloadable PDFs, upcoming webinars, and tools to educate your staff and end users any time of day or night.

On-Demand Webinars

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Getting Started with Sora

Learn how easy it is to get started with Sora, the student reading app. Browse and borrow ebooks and audiobooks in Sora, create notes and highlights in titles, add access to a public library's digital collection, and more.

Audiofile and OverDrive present: SYNC Audiobooks for Teens

Join Michelle Cobb and Francisca Goldsmith from Audiofile and Sydney Kalnay from OverDrive as they discuss the 2020 SYNC program now in its 11th year! SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+ that will use Sora, the student reading app from OverDrive.

Starting this year on April 30, the program will offer two thematically paired audiobooks available for checkout every week, at no cost, to every registered listener, all summer. In 2020, 26 titles will be accessible through the 13-week-long season.

Public Library CONNECT: Reach More Young Readers!

Interested in ideas and resources to connect more young readers to your digital library? Join OverDrive for this live webinar on Public Library Connect, a feature that enables students in your community to easily connect to your digital collection.

After this webinar, attendees will be able to connect their schools and public libraries to increase student reading. This session will benefit school and public librarians who work with young readers, as well as managers and directors responsible for the success of their digital collection.

Sora Sweet Reads – Part III

And they're back! In preparation for the Sora Sweet Reads campaign to launch, Christina and Sydney get back together one more time to discuss using SSR titles in your virtual classroom or for at-home learning.

Sora Sweet Reads – Part I

Join Christina and Sydney from Team OverDrive as they discuss the origin story of the Sora Sweet Reads program (formerly known as OverDrive Summer Read), highlight 3 of the 30 amazing titles in this year's program, and talk about why this is a perfect time to discover your next favorite read.