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Life on the Road

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 […]

Four Libby audiobook features to enhance your listening experience

  • Jun 21, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
When I was a kid, I much preferred listening to my mom read to me than to read a book myself. My sister, however, was the total opposite. She preferred to read at her own pace (lightning fast), with her own narration bringing the characters to life (our mother is one of many talents, voice […]

2021 (Virtual) Pride Across America

  • Jun 04, 2021
  • Joe Skelley
June is Pride month in the LGBTQ+ community. This month, we will celebrate the community’s successes and milestones and reflect and remember those who came before us and paved the way. The world is starting to slowly re-open after pandemic shut-downs, and Pride is no different. Some places are holding small, in-person or hybrid events, […]