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Bookstagram: Fun hashtags for every reader

  • Jan 15, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
Few digital spaces rival the quality of the bookstagram community. Of course, hashtags aid in the discovery of all that delicious lit content. There are hundreds out there, and many of them have the same or similar content within, like #igreads and #bookish. So, what hashtags should you follow to make your feed as fresh […]

30 books that will make their way to the screen in 2021

  • Jan 01, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
Although it’s hard to come up with many 2020 silver linings, last year’s book to screen adaptations did provide a welcome escape in an otherwise crummy year. While, like me, you may be a firm believer that books are always better than their visual media counterparts, you must admit that occasionally the movie (or television […]

End of year wrap-up: Our favorite Libby features and updates

  • Dec 18, 2020
  • Marissa Gillett
What a year it has been for our little librarian. In addition to a whole new look, the Libby app has had a year full of fun and useful updates. The Libby team is always hard at work improving Libby’s accessibility, fulfilling user requests, and coming up with new ways to delight readers. Here are […]

New Orleans: A book lover’s travel plans

  • Dec 04, 2020
  • Marissa Gillett
With its rich history, decadent food scene, and title as the most haunted city in the United States, the city I was most excited to travel to this year was without a doubt New Orleans. The second I found out that the Digital Bookmobile was heading to The Crescent City, I started forming an itinerary. […]

From Tucson to Boston: My travel plans for 2021

  • Nov 20, 2020
  • Joe Skelley
When the Digital Bookmobile hit the road back in February, everything seemed business as usual – flights and hotels were booked, we knew what libraries and schools we’d get to visit, and Marissa and I had made our lists of fun and off-the-beaten-path activities to do in our downtime while traveling. Cut to the global […]

5 travel memoirs that will take you across the United States while staying safe at home

  • Nov 06, 2020
  • Marissa Gillett
November 1st usually signifies that the end of the Digital Bookmobile tour is near. After ten months out on the road, I begin counting down the days until I can sleep in my own bed and snuggle my cats during the holiday season. After cancelling our tour in March, I have spent the last ten […]