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OverDrive® eBooks for primary and secondary schools

Inspire reading in the classroom with relevant, curated, quality digital content

The OverDrive® eBook solution is an easy cost-effective way to enrich and diversify your library collection, in both primary and secondary schools.

Encourage even the most reluctant students to read for pleasure with our exciting and engaging shared ebook collections for schools. Our collections include audio books and read-alongs, streaming video titles from thousands of publishers with flexible usage models for every school library budget. With a catalog spanning all interests and abilities, there’s truly something for all readers. Your students are more likely to engage with – and enjoy – reading.

With OverDrive® your school can create a relevant digital library, with easy-to-use tools that allow you to customise your school's collection, based on your school budget, student needs and preferences, to support curriculum and instruction goals, best practices, and student achievement.

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It's easy with the Sora app!

The Sora reading app was designed for the modern student to empower readers to discover and enjoy ebooks, for both leisure and class-assigned reading.

SORA is downloadable for free for GooglePlay or App Store. Students will easily be able to manage their eBooks with SORA.

Reading Matters: Our Story

OverDrive Schools

Stirling Primary School

OUR STORY: Stirling Primary School, East London

Compiled by: Sibusisiwe Thembela: Former Academic & School Librarian in conversation with Mary Lou Berndt.

With technological prowess on their side, Stirling Primary aims to gets every child on the reading radar. The OverDrive Sora Student Reading App emerged as the solution

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St Andrew's College

OUR STORY: St Andrew's College, Makhanda (Grahamstown)

Compliled by Sibusisiwe Thembela, former Academic and School Librarian, in conversation with Vuyokazi Jamieson.

“Running a hybrid library with OverDrive as the digital platform and content curator is the best thing. It makes you feel like you are this “cool librarian of the future...” Vuyokazi Jamieson.

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The American International School Johannesburg

OUR STORY: The American International School Johannesburg (AISJ)

Author: Z.Mnguni. Middle School Librarian, AISJ.
Compiled by: Sibusisiwe Thembela

This case study looks at how the AISJ gets a grip on the optimisation of its use of the OverDrive service and Sora Reading App.

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