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Library Book Kiosks

Library Book Kiosks

Several libraries around the U.S. have been installing ‘book kiosks’ for their patrons. These kiosks give holders of library cards 24-hour access to ebooks, DVDs and other digital materials, [...].


Libraries Loan Record Number of eBooks

Libraries Loan Record Number of eBooks

The digital collections in public libraries has expanded substantially over the last few years, and in 2015 over one-million e-books were loaned out in 30 libraries. According to Overdrive [...].


K-12 Students Setting Record Reading Digital

K-12 Students Setting Record Reading Digital

Overdrive – the digital book supplier to libraries has announced that kids are reading digitally in record numbers. From Overdrive’s Press Release: A record number of K-12 students are [...].


Closed Wal-Mart Store Becomes Library

Closed Wal-Mart Store Becomes Library

What often happens when large retailers closed their doors and move to bigger spaces, or consolidate into an even larger store, they often leave huge commercial spaces vacant. These [...].


Most Checked Out Books of 2015

Most Checked Out Books of 2015

Did you ever wonder what book titles library patrons take most often? The New York Public Library, one of the largest library systems in the nation just released the [...].


Sneak Peek: Broken Resolutions by Olivia Dade

Sneak Peek: Broken Resolutions by Olivia Dade

Broken Resolutions by Olivia Dade LOVE BETWEEN THE LINES Romance has never had a happy ending for librarian Penny Callahan, who could write the book on cheating, heartbreaking liars. [...].


Digital Only Card at Libraries

Digital Only Card at Libraries

A new program now available at many public libraries called iKnow is a hit with many working families. The iKnow program offers library patrons a ‘digital only’ materials  check-out [...].


Read an eBook Day September 18

OverDrive is hosting it’s annual Read an eBook Day on September 18, 2015. All you need to do is check out an eBook from your local library and share [...].


Top Borrowed Library eBooks for August

Top Borrowed Library eBooks for August

OverDrive, the leading eBook and audiobook platform for libraries and schools, announced the most borrowed digital books from public libraries for August 2015. Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train continues [...].


Libraries and Schools Set Record eBook Lending

Libraries and Schools Set Record eBook Lending

In a recent press release from OverDrive, the digital ebook supplier to libraries, announced a record setting year for ebook and audio book lending via libraries. Here are details [...].