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Life on the Road

5 books to read during National Clean Beaches Week

  • Jul 03, 2020
  • Marissa Gillett
I didn’t get my first salty taste of the ocean until I was 18 years old, but since I started traveling with the Digital Bookmobile, I have gotten to explore beaches of all shapes and sizes in places like Florida, New Jersey, Rhode Island, California, Oregon, and Washington. While each beach has its own unique […]

Three Libby tips and tricks you may not know

  • Jun 19, 2020
  • Joe Skelley
Libby is pretty intuitive, making it easy to borrow a title and begin reading within just a few minutes, but I wanted to highlight some of Libby’s lesser-known features that you can utilize while reading from home. Especially now that we have welcomed so many new users to Libby since sheltering in place. Here are […]

Tour update: Life off the road

  • Jun 05, 2020
  • Marissa Gillett
Hi everyone! We wanted to take the time to give an update on our 2020 tour and share what our team has been up to since we returned to Cleveland in March. Like many others around the world, here in Cleveland, we have been staying safe at home. We hoped to be back out on […]

A book lover’s guide to Animal Crossing: New Horizons

  • May 22, 2020
  • Marissa Gillett
I’ll never forget the period of time my family obsessed over The Sims. I suffered for hours sitting through my siblings painstakingly building and decorating their houses. Their obsession lasted well over a year, and I truly thought I would die of boredom, right along with their characters who were dying of starvation. So, when […]

Happy National Bookmobile Day!

  • Apr 22, 2020
  • Marissa Gillett
Traveling with the Digital Bookmobile has given me the opportunity to meet some pretty amazing people all over the country. No matter where I am, I often hear stories from library patrons about the bookmobiles their small towns had when they were kids. This past February, I was lucky enough to meet Karen (Stav) Evans […]

Wait, What is Sora?

  • Apr 21, 2020
  • Joe Skelley
Hi everyone – Joe here! For one of our blogs this month, we wanted to have one of the amazing school partners we’ve visited write a blog post about their experiences using our student reading app, Sora. The blog you’re about to read is from Mr. Shawn Maas, an exceptional Media Specialist and English Language […]