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OverDrive Summer Read

OverDrive Summer Read Program Now Live with Free eBooks for Kids

Last week OverDrive kicked off their Summer Read program in the US and Canada that’s meant to encourage students to continue reading during the summertime while school is out. For the Summer Read program, OverDrive has a collection of ebooks available for both kids and young adults. There are four titles available for juveniles and […]

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Does OverDrive Still Work on Your Kobo Aura One?

One of the best features with the Kobo Aura One is the fact that it has OverDrive integration built-in to download library books directly from public libraries for free without having to use another device. Currently it’s the only Kobo ereader that offers that feature; all the rest require using a computer and Adobe Digital […]

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How to Use Multiple Libraries on Kobo Aura One

One of the unique features with the Kobo Aura One is its ability to search for and download library ebooks directly from the Kobo store for free. Other Kobo ebook readers and most ePub ereaders in general require using a computer to download library ebooks and Adobe Digital Editions to transfer them to the reader. […]

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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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