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Libby 9.0 makes tagging titles even better

  • Apr 02, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
Libby’s 9.0 release came with so many exciting new changes, including a UI revamp to the footer, and giving users the ability to switch between libraries easily during a search. The most notable change that came with this release was to Libby’s tagging feature. Any patron that has met me out on the Digital Bookmobile […]

50 signs that you are a book nerd

  • Mar 19, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
You never leave the house without your library card. You have read a book in one sitting, likely finishing it in the wee hours of the morning. You have ignored a loved one for a book. You have a designated reading chair, nook, corner, or nest. You organize your books a very specific way and […]

Celebrate Women’s History Month with these great reads

  • Mar 05, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
I often get weird looks when I tell people that some of my favorite books are non-fiction. I know that some people find non-fiction boring, but I love diving deep into the sea with marine biologists and exploring the stock market with economists. I wasn’t always a fan of non-fiction. In fact, there was a […]

Libby app myths and misconceptions debunked

  • Feb 19, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
Between chatting with patrons on the Digital Bookmobile, assisting our technical support team while off the road, and being active in many online book communities, I spend a lot of time clarifying some common misconceptions about the Libby app. Although Libby is designed to have an easy-to-use interface, some of the intricacies of digital lending […]

Gift Guide: Bookish Valentine

  • Feb 05, 2021
  • Marissa Gillett
My family holds the world’s most unpopular opinion – Valentine’s Day is the best holiday of the year. My mother, self-proclaimed lover of all things cute, would go to the ends of the earth to make our Valentine’s Days as awesome as she possibly could for my siblings and me. What started as my mother’s […]

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 […]