What’s new in the world of ebooks and online reading? This webinar will help you learn about online resources to help all kinds of readers. We will take a close look at all that OverDrive, Hoopla, Freading, Novelist and GoodReads have to offer so you can help library users get the most out of these services. We will also explore sites and apps where readers can find book reviews, book award winners, reading lists, and other reading tools.

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will:
– know about 3 new features of library ereading resources
– be familiar with at least 3 social cataloging tools
– be able to help patrons find free books and book reviews online
– be able to recommend up-to-date apps for readers

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Original broadcast February 13, 2019 

Biography ~ Kira Smith

Kira Smith is a reference librarian at the Clearwater East Community Library. She was a virtual reference provider for Florida’s Ask A Librarian Service for 9 years. She has Master’s Degrees in Library Science and Education. Kira is a former elementary school teacher and childbirth educator. She has lived in New York, Louisiana, Texas and Florida. She enjoys teaching, technology and travel.