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Spring Picks from OverDrive Librarians
Audience: Public library staff involved in selecting, purchasing, and/or readers' advisory.
Experience: Beginner
Duration: 60 min.
Prerequisites: None

Join OverDrive's staff librarians to hear about the best books coming out this spring. We're sharing can't miss titles for all audiences, plus highlights for Fantasy & Sci-Fi, Nonfiction, Historical Fiction, and Romance genres. Bonus: You'll receive a link to easily shop all the titles mentioned!

Notes:
• This session will be recorded.
• Attendees will be muted and able to submit questions under Q&A.
• We understand the timing may not suit everyone but signing up ensures that a recording is sent the day after the live session so you can view at your convenience.
• Please check that your time zone is correct before entering details below.

Feb 8, 2023 11:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Claire Weibel
Digital Content Librarian @OverDrive
Claire Weibel earned her BA in English and Art History from Kenyon College and her MLIS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Prior to joining OverDrive, Claire worked in both public libraries and archives. Claire’s experience also includes working in publicity for the arts in Chicago at the Art Institute of Chicago and Steppenwolf Theatre Company. She enjoys reading an eclectic mix of genres, including literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, mysteries, gothic horror, and magical realism. In her free time Claire loves running, listening to audiobooks while trying new recipes, and hanging out with her pets.
Erin Kane
Digital Content Librarian @OverDrive
Erin Kane earned an MS in Library and Information Services from the University of Illinois. She is from Chicago and has a background in publishing, research, and community development. She has worked at OverDrive since July 2018, having transferred from the content metadata services team in 2021. She is looking forward to serving public libraries in the Canadian and New England territories. She devours crime fiction of all kinds, but also enjoys essay and memoir nonfiction, magical realism, and gothic horror. She just will not shut up about The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton. When not working or reading, she enjoys connecting with her kids, watching Chicago sports, dancing in the kitchen, and binging TV from any and all streaming services.
Marisa Arancibia
Digital Content Librarian @OverDrive
Marisa (pronounced Muh-ree-suh) earned her BA in Professional Writing and Spanish from Miami University of Ohio and her MLIS from Kent State University. Prior to joining OverDrive, Marisa worked in public libraries as an Adult Services Librarian at Lakewood Public Library and as an Outreach Librarian for the Lorain Public Library System. Marisa’s experience also includes working as a Marketing and Special Events Coordinator for a non-profit in Texas that provides social and legal services to refugees and asylum seekers in need. When she’s not working, Marisa can be found reading—her favorite genres are thrillers/mysteries and contemporary fiction, playing with her rescue dog, and traveling the world.
Emma Dwyer
Product Trainer @OverDrive
Emma is a Product Trainer at OverDrive, where she provides support to Public Library partners. She's also a co-host of OverDrive's Professional Book Nerds podcast. Prior to joining the Training team, Emma was an OverDrive Content Specialist and she brings a great deal of library, publishing, and book knowledge to her current team. She enjoys reading British fiction, mystery, thriller, romance, and young adult. Her favorite book is House of Sky and Breath by Sarah J. Maas. She received her MA in English Literature from University of Akron and her BA in English from California Lutheran University, and comes from a print and digital editorial background before she joined OverDrive in 2014.