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.

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DateSession
Thursday,
December 8
2:00 pm Eastern Time

Enjoy Streaming Video with Kanopy and OverDrive

Join OverDrive for a 60-minute overview of Kanopy, a leading streaming video service for thoughtful entertainment.

In this lively session, we'll discuss:

  • Why Kanopy is a great streamlining video solution for your library
  • The newest Kanopy PLUS subscription service
  • How to use Kanopy
  • Where to find free marketing and training materials for staff and patrons

Register to join us live for interactive polls and Q&A with Kanopy experts or to have the recording link and materials sent to you automatically the next day.

Duration: 60 minutes

Audience: This session will benefit public library partners who have the Kanopy service and those interested in learning more.

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,
December 13
1:00 pm Eastern Time

Kanopy Q4 Town Hall: A Look Back and a Look Forward

Please join the Kanopy team for our last Town Hall of the year! We’ll review how streaming videos impacted your library in 2022 and focus on compelling initiatives you can look forward to in 2023.

We’ll also be discussing:

  • Diverse new additions to our Kanopy catalog that will appeal to a variety of library patrons (including over 100 holiday movies!)
  • Our move to support more episodic content, including bingeable television series
  • A look back at how librarians and patrons engaged with Kanopy in 2022
  • A review of top genres and popular video titles

All of that and much more will be covered. We can’t wait to see you there!

Duration: 60 minutes

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

This event will be recorded but make sure to attend for a very exclusive offer only available to live attendees.

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Tuesday,
December 13
2:00 pm 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,
January 19, 2023
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 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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