OverDrive Update

Thank you for your understanding and patience whilst the Overdrive platform was being updated. We are aware that there have been a few problems and we apologise for the inconvenience. The Yarra Plenty/Brisbane library Overdrive consortia commenced in January 2008. Since that time, access to digital content has evolved and improved markedly and therefore a…
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OverDrive Overhaul

If you borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks from Overdrive, here is some news: There will be a temporary outage overnight on Wednesday 14 November to the Overdrive website, Overdrive app and Libby app. From Thursday 15 November Brisbane City Council Library and Yarra Plenty Regional Library will be using separate platforms.  If you have any eBooks or…
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Read more easily

Nothing replaces the feel of a real book in your hand, but eBooks can offer extra features – including ones that make reading a little easier! Just a few taps on your tablet / phone and you can instantly change text size, colour contrast, line spacing and even display a book using a dyslexic-friendly font.…
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Focusing on YA Literature

As its National Youth Week and Ivanhoe Library is Focusing on YA Literature we thought we would have a look at what is available to borrow from our Overdrive and Bolinda BorrowBox services. Alice Pung is a writer, editor, teacher and lawyer based in Melbourne. She has won numerous awards including the 2007 Newcomer of the…
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Reading for a rest day

If now that the second week of the Tour de France is over and you still feel that you have not had enough here is some potential reading for the evening of a rest day…. For many people one of the highlights of the coverage is the amazing scenery of rural France.  If the views…
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What is OverDrive Listen?

With OverDrive Listen, you can borrow eAudiobooks from our Overdrive service and listen to them in your browser. There are no downloads or software required - all you need is a compatible web browser. When you return to an OverDrive Listen audiobook after a break, your listening position, bookmarks, notes, and highlights will be saved…
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Australia’s most borrowed…

Every year, Library & Information Week is held during the last week of May Today for the first day of Library & Information Week, the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) has released two lists – one adult and one for children of Australia’s favourite or most borrowed books. Here at Flip the Page we…
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