Libby, by OverDrive 4+

Library ebooks and audiobooks

OverDrive, Inc.

    • Free

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Description

Free ebooks & audiobooks from your local library! Borrow best-sellers and read anytime, anywhere.

All over the world, local libraries offer millions of ebooks and audiobooks. You can borrow them — for free, instantly — with a library card and Libby: the award-winning, much-loved app for libraries.

• Browse your library’s digital catalog of books — from classics to NYT best-sellers
• Borrow and enjoy ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines
• Download titles for offline reading, or stream them to save space
• Send ebooks to your Kindle (U.S. libraries only)
• Listen to audiobooks via Apple CarPlay
• Use tags to create your must-read list and any other book lists you want
• Keep your reading position automatically synced on all your devices

In our beautiful, intuitive ebook reader:
• Adjust text size, background color, and book design
• Zoom into magazines and comic books
• Define and search for words and phrases
• Read and listen to read-alongs with your kids
• Add bookmarks, notes, and highlights

In our ground-breaking audio player:
• Slow down or speed up the audio (0.6 to 3.0x)
• Set a sleep timer
• Simply swipe to skip forward and backward
• Add bookmarks, notes, and highlights

Libby is built by the team at OverDrive, in support of local libraries everywhere.

Happy reading!

What’s New

Version 5.1.0

Bug fixes, performance optimizations, accessibility improvements, and preparation for our next round of features. Thanks for supporting your local libraries!

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
27.4K Ratings

27.4K Ratings

Editors' Notes

There’s only one thing easier than visiting the library: bringing it to you. Meet Libby, an app that lets you log in to your local library to access ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines, all for the reasonable price of free. Sign in, link your library card, and go—it’s that simple.

Itwilldopig ,

Love this App

As an avid reader I have found this App to be a godsend. I read quickly and easily finish an average book in a day. When travelling I would commonly pack a half dozen books which always caused issues with baggage weight. Now I can have books downloaded ready from the library and no problems with being over weight limits. I love how you can place books on 'hold' and you are notified they are available to download immediately - no traipsing off to a physical library to collect - of course, Murphy’s law dictates that when you have several on hold they will arrive all together but with the new feature of being able to put your hold back and stay top of the list this is no longer a problem. A great and convenient app.

Jeavany ,

WTH!!!!

I was in the MIDDLE of listening to an audiobook and it suddenly stopped, I looked at the app and it said you have returned the book - thanks! How could this happen? It just doesn’t make sense now I have to wait WEEKS before I can listen to it again. Also, you have ridiculous amounts of copies of some audiobooks (i’m guessing you thought I’d be popular like Game of Thrones) while only a couple of copies of really popular books making people wait half a year before they can listen. The other regular problem is audiobooks ONLY available in a foreign language, These are the books that get loaned out and returned almost immediately - your in 20th place then suddenly the books in ready in under a day and then you see why. These are major titles as well - only available in a language very few people in the country speak. The other other problem is when you don’t have a couple of books from a series - you’ll have book 1 and 3 but no book 2.

App Privacy

The developer, OverDrive, Inc., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

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