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Our favorite Libby app features and updates of 2021

  • Dec 31, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
With each passing year, Libby grows into an even better and brighter librarian, and 2021 was no exception. From existing feature enhancements to new ways to discover more content, there are so many exciting changes that launched in the Libby app this year. Here are some of our favorites: Databases & Streaming Media Services Libraries […]

Must-eat restaurants recommended by locals across the United States

  • Oct 29, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
Ever since I joined the Digital Bookmobile team, friends and family have started relying on me for two things. The first is to help all their friends and family learn how to use the Libby app. Lucky for them, I love talking about Libby, so I don’t charge them my hourly rate. Second, they are […]

6 Sora features to set students up for success this school year

  • Sep 24, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
One of the things I look forward to the most when the Digital Bookmobile hits the road again is visiting students just as they return to school. A new school year can feel intimidating for many, but the Sora student reading app’s ease of use and built-in accessibility features empower students to tackle just about […]

10 frequently asked questions about the Libby app answered by our Digital Bookmobile Team

  • Aug 20, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
Our team finds so much joy in helping library patrons learn how to borrow digital materials through the Libby app. Every week, we host four 1.5 hour Libby webinars to get users up to speed on Libby basics and a few tips and tricks to help you get the most of out of the Libby […]

10 US Literary Destinations for 2022

  • Jul 16, 2021
  • Joe Skelley
Marissa and I are very excited to get back on the road with the Digital Bookmobile in 2022. In preparation for this return to travel, we’ve been making a list of places we want to visit like crazy. Here is my top 10 list of literary destinations to visit across the US. 10. Kansas City […]

Catch up on your 2021 reading goals with these short and sweet reads

  • Jul 02, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
Is it just me, or does the reality of the lack of progress on our reading goals always become painfully obvious by the end of June? I usually start off strong in the beginning of the year, devouring all the new books I acquire over the holidays. However, the time I spend reading directly correlates […]