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Life on the Road

The Digital Bookmobile’s 2020 Tour: Bigger, badder, and better than ever

  • Feb 08, 2020
  • Marissa Gillett
After three months of cold weather in Cleveland, I couldn’t have been more excited to fly out to sunny California to start the 2020 tour. This year, we are taking things up a notch! Our 2020 tour is the biggest tour yet with 130 stops in 27 states and 4 Canadian provinces. At our events, […]

How I leverage Libby, Instagram, and Reddit to get the most out of my travel

  • Jan 17, 2020
  • Marissa Gillett
While traveling with the bookmobile is my full-time job, I also have what I consider a part-time job as a travel agent. After all, what kind of monster would I be if I didn’t take every opportunity to explore all the awesome places my job takes me? As the Digital Bookmobile team wraps up several […]

Three Reading Challenges to Enjoy in 2020

  • Jan 03, 2020
  • Joe Skelley
The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to set new reading goals. Whether you want to start reading, read more, or maintain the amount you read currently, the best way to start or keep a habit is to track your progress and make it fun! To help you accomplish your goals, we […]

Happy Holidays from our favorite librarian

  • Dec 20, 2019
  • Marissa Gillett
The holiday season is an excellent time to utilize your local library’s digital collection. In between all of the ugly sweater parties, family get-togethers and holiday recitals, it can be hard to squeeze in a trip to the library. Fortunately, Libby has thousands of titles to help you survive the busiest time of the year. […]

Another tour on the “books”

  • Dec 09, 2019
  • Marissa Gillett
Just in time to fly home and stuff ourselves with turkey, the Digital Bookmobile team wrapped up our 2019 tour. We had been on the road since February, traveling across the United States showcasing our awesome reading apps, Libby and Sora! We had many successes and made many memories out on the road this year! […]

Four reasons to keep Libby in your back pocket

  • Nov 16, 2019
  • Marissa Gillett
“No offense, but I prefer reading a real book.” On the Digital Bookmobile, we hear this often, and oddly enough, I love the challenge of convincing a non-believer. I adore physical books (just ask my partner who had to carry a seemingly endless number of boxes up four flights of stairs when we moved to […]