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Life on the Road

Baltimore’s hidden life of trees

  • Jun 08, 2019
  • Marissa Gillett
Over the past couple of weeks, the Digital Bookmobile has traveled all over Maryland introducing Libby to students and library patrons across the state. In between events, I was able to stuff myself to the brim with seafood, taste a variety of local brews and explore some of Maryland’s most exciting offerings. The nature lover […]

Make Traveling Easier with Libby

  • May 17, 2019
  • Marissa Gillett
Since I was a child, I have been obsessed with travel. For me, nothing can quite compare to the feeling I get when exploring a new city, meandering around museums, sampling authentic cuisines, or hiking through forests thousands of miles from home. As soon as I got word that I was chosen to travel around […]

New Faces, New Places

  • May 03, 2019
  • Marissa Gillett
In October of 2017, my partner started working at OverDrive as a Technical Support Specialist. Over the following year, he tried to convince me to get a job at the company roughly 1,000 times. I had been using Libby daily, listening to the Professional Book Nerds podcast religiously and I felt connected to the mission […]

Happy National Bookmobile Day 2019

  • Apr 10, 2019
  • Andi Barnett
A common assumption people make when they find out we work in the digital reading field is that we no longer read in print format. However, if you walk into any one of our staffers’ homes, you’ll find that couldn’t be any less true. Just ask to see my beat up copy of When You […]

2019 – The Beginning

  • Mar 25, 2019
  • Joe Skelley
“Hello and welcome to the Digital Bookmobile!” This is the way I greet so many of our patrons who visit us on the truck. I want to use this greeting to say “hello and welcome” to the 2019 tour blog. Many of you are familiar with Lauren’s writing and her work on the truck, but […]

Digital Bookmobile Completes Successful 2018 Tour

  • Dec 19, 2018
  • od.admin
Cheers to another successful year on the road! Beginning February 5, 2018 at San Leandro High School in California, the Digital Bookmobile began its cross country tour, welcoming a total of 15,511 visitors during its 10 month journey, ending back in California on November 16. Traveling to both public library and school partners, the Digital […]