Library Staff Training

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DateSession
Tuesday,
July 12
2:00 pm Eastern Time

How to Train Your Community on Libby: Libby trainings for your patrons - made easy!

Pre-requisite: Basic knowledge of the Libby app. New to Libby? Watch a Getting Started with Libby webinar, explore how-to videos, or visit help.libbyapp.com.

Training your users on how to use Libby is an easy and effective way to increase awareness and usage of your digital collection. Join OverDrive experts to get the tools and guidance to confidently lead your own Getting Started with Libby session. In our one-hour train the trainer session, you’ll learn how to:

  • Prepare for a basic Libby training - virtually or in-person
  • Deliver a demonstration in our suggested order
  • Implement polls and quizzes to engage users
  • Promote the event to maximize attendance

Duration: 60 minutes

Audience: This session is for library staff who plan to host their own Libby trainings. If you'd like to request a patron webinar from our team, please visit the Digital Bookmobile contact page.

Note: Times shown in Eastern Standard. We understand the timing may not suit everyone but signing up ensures that a recording is sent the day after the live session so you can view at your convenience.

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Thursday,
July 28
11:00 am Eastern Time

Introduction to OverDrive Marketplace

Join OverDrive’s Training team for a 30-minute overview of Marketplace, your hub for digital content. In this session, you’ll learn to:

  • Sign into Marketplace
  • Utilize Marketplace for purchasing, reporting, and/or managing your digital collection
  • Differentiate publisher lending models
  • Find help and training resources

Duration: 30 minutes

Audience: This session will benefit public library, professional, and academic partners new to Marketplace.

Note: Times shown in Eastern Standard. We understand the timing may not suit everyone but signing up ensures that a recording is sent the day after the live session so you can view at your convenience.

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Thursday,
August 25
11:00 am Eastern Time

Getting Started with Libby

Join OverDrive's training team for this live session to learn how easy it is to get your patrons started with Libby, the library reading app. This session will demonstrate:

  • How to browse and borrow ebooks and audiobooks on a mobile device.
  • Tips for customizing the experience.
  • Answers to frequently asked questions from end users.
  • Where to find Libby marketing and help resources.

Duration: 60 minutes

Audience: This session will benefit public library staff who support OverDrive digital library patrons.

Note: Times shown in Eastern Standard. We understand the timing may not suit everyone but signing up ensures that a recording is sent the day after the live session so you can view at your convenience

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