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Another bookish bucket list

  • Aug 14, 2020
  • Joe Skelley
I’ve been thinking of all the different ways books have inspired me throughout my life since Marissa shared her bookish bucket list last month. Even though things are definitely different this year, and we’ve decided to stay safe at home until 2021, I wanted to share five places from my book-based bucket list that are […]

A bookish bucket list

  • Jul 17, 2020
  • Marissa Gillett
One of the great things about working for OverDrive is the opportunities they give us to volunteer. In years past, team members have gotten to volunteer at animal shelters, metro parks, book banks, and many more amazing organizations. This year has admittedly looked a little different as we work from home, but OverDrive hasn’t let […]

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
  • Marissa Gillett
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 […]