CCPL users can participate in OverDrive's Big Library Read, a global library book club, by reading the same downloadable eBook from now through September 30.
OverDrive is now offering unlimited downloads of Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth by Jane O'Connor, encouraging readers around the world to read the same book at the same time. OverDrive is an online service that provides downloadable eBooks and audio books. By spotlighting and encouraging people to download a single title at the same time, the company hopes to demonstrate the positive exposure and sales influence library eBook catalogs can provide authors and publishers.
Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth is the first in a series of delightful middle-grade mysteries. Sassy Fancy Nancy is a detective, and when one of her classmate's most special possessions disappears from school, it's up to Nancy to save the day. With the help of her friend Bree, she follows the clues to an unexpected source
O'Connor is the New York Times bestselling author of the Fancy Nancy series of books for children, as well as popular fiction for adults. She lives in New York City with her family and their canine companion, Arrow.
CCPL user response to the inaugural OverDrive Big Read earlier this year was very successful. Four Corners of the Sky, by Michael Malone, circulated 150 times as an eBook during its period as a featured title. The demand was such that two copies of the title were purchased after the program ended, and it remains popular.