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The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett

Big Library Read: Get The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett eBook and Audiobook

Yesterday Overdrive started another “Big Library Read” where people can download the selected title as an ebook or audiobook or both from public libraries without any wait lists or holds. The promotion is open to all Overdrive libraries and school partners worldwide. All you need is a library card to download the ebook and audiobook […]

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Libby Overdrive

Have You Tried the New Libby App from OverDrive Yet?

Back in June OverDrive released a new app called Libby for borrowing ebooks and audiobooks from public libraries for free. It basically does the same thing as the regular OverDrive app, and you have access to the same libraries and content, so I didn’t quite understand its purpose at first, but Libby offers some features […]

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Google Search Library eBooks

Google Adds eBooks from Local Libraries to Search Results

There’s a story going around about how Google has started displaying ebooks from local libraries in Google search results. So far it’s kind of hit or miss which titles show the option. I had to run several searches of book titles before seeing the “Borrow eBook” section appear, and I was searching for ebooks that […]

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All eBook Readers Should Offer Direct Library Book Downloads

One of the coolest things about the Kobo Aura One is the fact that it can download ebooks from public libraries directly to the device for free. The Overdrive features are integrated in such a way that it makes the whole process a lot more easy-to-use and streamlined than other devices. With the Aura One […]

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Here’s How OverDrive Works on Kobo Aura One for Free Library eBooks

Aside from the large 7.8-inch 300 ppi E Ink screen, one of the coolest things about the Kobo Aura One is the fact that it has OverDrive support built-in so that you can easily download free ebooks from your public library directly onto the reader itself. Previously library ebooks had to be downloaded to a […]

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Kobo Aura One Overdrive

Built-in OverDrive Support Exclusive to Kobo Aura One?

When Kobo’s parent company, Rakuten, purchased OverDrive last year it seemed like an obvious move for them to add OverDrive support directly to Kobo ereaders like Sony used to have on their ebook readers before they quit making them. After a year and a half of waiting, built-in OverDrive support has finally come to fruition […]

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Not Much Happening with Kobo Lately, Still No OverDrive Integration

Things have been unusually quiet out of Kobo over the past several months. It seems like there’s rarely anything new to report lately; it’s getting harder and harder to come up with new Kobo-related article ideas. They haven’t released a firmware update for their ereaders since early December. They used to issue updates a lot […]

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American Sniper

Big Library Read: Get American Sniper eBook and Audiobook

OverDrive has another “Big Library Read” going on from now until the end of March where you can download the ebook and/or audiobook of the #1 New York Times bestseller American Sniper by Chris Kyle. The Big Library Read allows you to borrow the ebook and audiobook from your public library without any wait lists […]

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