VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Curate “Gentle Reads” titles

The Alaska Digital Library website has the ability to “curate” titles into patron-friendly groups. One popular grouping is for titles which are considered to be “gentle reads”. “With charm and humor, these novels explore the everyday joys, frustrations, and sorrows of lives quietly led. They typically revolve around the activities of a small community of
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New Overdrive Interface

Demonstration: The New Overdrive Interface video (28 Minutes) New Overdrive Interface (pdf) Live Webinar, Thursday, October 20 (3:00 p.m. Eastern, 11:00 a.m. Alaska) REGISTER Live Webinar, Tuesday, October 25 (3:00 p.m. Eastern, 11:00 a.m. Alaska) REGISTER   From Overdrive: I’m excited to share that your library will be upgraded to the new OverDrive on November 16, 2016.
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Alaska Digital Library Shared Collection – FY16 Statistics

Titles/copies in the shared collection as of June 30, 2016 TOTAL: 22,136 titles/27,567 copies Audiobooks: 8,440 titles/10,114 copies Ebooks: 13,694 titles/17,451 copies Adult Fiction and Nonfiction: 16,553 titles/20,507 copies Young Adult Fiction and Nonfiction: 2,836 titles/3,907 copies Juvenile Fiction and Nonfiction: 2,735 titles/3,141 copies   Titles/copies in the shared collection purchased in FY16 TOTAL: 3,804 titles/4,737
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