How-To: Libby, by Overdrive

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Introduction

Setup for iOS Devices

Install the app:

STEP 1

Open the Libby app.

STEP 2

In Libby, follow the prompts to find your library and sign in with a valid library card.

STEP 3

Browse your library's collection and borrow a title.

STEP 4

Borrowed titles appear on under Shelf > Loans and download to the app automatically when you're connected to Wi-Fi, so you can read them when you're offline.

From your Loans, you can:

  • Tap Open Book to choose where you'd like to read the book (Kindle or Libby), then finish sending to Kindle (U.S. libraries only) or start reading in Libby.
  • Tap Open Audiobook or Open Magazine to start reading or listening to that title.
  • Tap the due date to see options like Renew and Return.

Setup for Android Devices

Install the app:

STEP 1

Open the Libby app.

STEP 2

In Libby, follow the prompts to find your library and sign in with a valid library card.

STEP 3

Browse your library's collection and borrow a title.

STEP 4

Borrowed titles appear on under Shelf > Loans and download to the app automatically when you're connected to Wi-Fi, so you can read them when you're offline.

From your Loans, you can:

  • Tap Open Book to choose where you'd like to read the book (Kindle or Libby), then finish sending to Kindle (U.S. libraries only) or start reading in Libby.
  • Tap Open Audiobook or Open Magazine to start reading or listening to that title.
  • Tap the due date to see options like Renew and Return.

Setup for Windows Devices

Install the app:

STEP 1

Open the Libby app.

STEP 2

In Libby, follow the prompts to find your library and sign in with a valid library card.

STEP 3

Browse your library's collection and borrow a title.

STEP 4

Borrowed titles appear on under Shelf > Loans and download to the app automatically when you're connected to Wi-Fi, so you can read them when you're offline.

From your Loans, you can:

  • Tap Open Book to choose where you'd like to read the book (Kindle or Libby), then finish sending to Kindle (U.S. libraries only) or start reading in Libby.
  • Tap Open Audiobook or Open Magazine to start reading or listening to that title.
  • Tap the due date to see options like Renew and Return.

Setup using the Website

STEP 1

Go to https://libbyapp.com/

STEP 2

In Libby, follow the prompts to find your library and sign in with a valid library card.

STEP 3

Browse your library's collection and borrow a title.

STEP 4

Borrowed titles appear on under Shelf > Loans and download to the app automatically when you're connected to Wi-Fi, so you can read them when you're offline.

From your Loans, you can:

  • Tap Open Book to choose where you'd like to read the book (Kindle or Libby), then finish sending to Kindle (U.S. libraries only) or start reading in Libby.
  • Tap Open Audiobook or Open Magazine to start reading or listening to that title.
  • Tap the due date to see options like Renew and Return.

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