Last-Minute Audiobooks for Family Trips

Are you and your family going on a road trip and need a story to keep the whole crew interested (and your sanity intact)? If you need something that will appeal to kids and adults alike, and you need it NOW, take a look at our collection of downloadable and streamable audiobooks from OneClickDigital! The perk of OneClickDigital? There […]

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10 to Try Challenge: Debut Authors

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Are you doing this challenge yet? I am having a blast exploring new authors this month through their debut novels. And to add a little twist to the process I looked for debut authors of color. If you read any of the books from this list you can mark off two categories at once! That's what we […]

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March Million Checkout Club Check In

Infographic showing the March 2016 digital checkouts of 284,797 and the March 2017 digital checkouts of 326,451.

Congratulations! KCLS readers checked out over 3.4 million OverDrive titles in 2016. With the most checkouts in the US you earned a top spot in the Million Checkout Club. We're not ready to rest on our laurels and we're well on our way to joining the club for 2017. What have you been reading? […]

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Million Checkout Club Check In

Infographic that shows the 2016 OverDrive checkouts compared to 2017.

Congratulations! KCLS readers checked out over 3.4 million OverDrive titles in 2016. With the most checkouts in the US you earned a top spot in the Million Checkout Club. We're not ready to rest on our laurels and we're well on our way to joining the club for 2017. What have you been reading? The […]

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Fitness to Go eBooks

Finding it difficult to fit a fitness plan into your schedule? Ever wish you could have your exercise regimen at your fingertips? Take your workout with you! Try downloading one of these eBooks that highlight simple fitness routines you can do anytime, anywhere, and get on the fast track to getting fit. For more great resources, sign up for hoopla  […]

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Win a Kindle Fire

Check out for a chance to win a Kindle Fire!

Entering is easy! Every time you check out an eBook or downloadable audiobook from OverDrive you're automatically entered. The more books you check out, the more entries you have to win. The contest runs January 1 - December 31, so you have plenty of time to read all year long! Try setting a goal for how […]

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Introducing Libby

Screenshot of the new OverDrive app called Libby.

Libby is a new, streamlined app to borrow ebooks and downloadable audiobooks from OverDrive. Designed from the ground up you're only one tap away from the KCLS collection, the title you're reading, and your bookshelf. KCLS patrons are invited to download Libby during the preview beta period. OverDrive is collecting and responding to […]

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Million Checkout Club

Infographic of the 2016 OverDrive Statistics, 70% of OverDrive checkouts were eBooks. 123,815 patrons. 3,459,136 total checkouts.

Congratulations! KCLS readers checked out over 3.4 million OverDrive titles in 2016. With the most checkouts in the US you earned a top spot in the Million Checkout Club. KCLS patrons have been downloading from OverDrive since 2003. We've grown a long way since the first 409 patrons logged on! In […]

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10 to Try? I Can Help with Audiobooks!

10 to Try 2017 Reading Challenge

Would you like to do the KCLS 10 to Try challenge? I've been meeting people who tell me they don't like listening to audiobooks. I didn't either until I broke my wrist 4 years ago. During recovery, I developed a "frozen shoulder." The exercise for that was to lay on my back on the floor with my arm […]

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Reading on the Go

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As a librarian I do a lot of reading. Seriously. There is just no way that I could sit down and snuggle up with a cup of tea every time I wanted to read a book or article. There are dogs to be walked, lawns to be mowed, housework to be done. None of these […]

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