Library Staff Training
Transitioning to Libby: Tips for winding down the OverDrive app and welcoming more readers to Libby (February 2022)
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.
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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
SYNC is back for 2022!
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 Michele and Francisca from AudioFile and Lisa from OverDrive as they discuss the benefits of audiobooks, talk about 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."Watch video
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.Watch video