Library 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.

Upcoming Webinars

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DateSession
Wednesday,
March 22
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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Tuesday,
April 4
2:00 pm 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.
  • 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 and professional 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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Tuesday,
April 18
2:00 pm Eastern Time

AudioFile and OverDrive present: SYNC Audiobooks for Teens 2023

Back by popular demand - it's SYNC 2023!

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+ that gives participants two thematically paired audiobooks each week for sixteen weeks. Titles are all available worldwide and change every Thursday at midnight Eastern Time during the season.

Join speakers from AudioFile and OverDrive for this live webinar as they discuss the benefits of audiobooks, preview titles from this year's offerings, and demonstrate how to access the titles with Sora, the student reading app.

Visit audiobookSYNC.com to register for the SYNC program and download the Sora app from your favorite app store by searching "Sora, by OverDrive."

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Wednesday,
April 19
11:00 am Eastern Time

Summer Picks from OverDrive Librarians

Join OverDrive's staff librarians to hear about the best books coming out this summer. We're sharing can't-miss titles for all audiences, plus highlights for Beach Reads, Dark Fiction & Nonfiction, Literary Fiction, Nonfiction, and our picks for this summer's hottest reads. Bonus: You'll receive a link to easily shop all the titles mentioned!

Duration: 60 minutes

Audience: This session will benefit Public library staff involved in selecting, purchasing, and/or readers' advisory.

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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