Libby is a new app released by OverDrive.
It has the same collection of titles as the OverDrive app – it’s just a different way to access the same digital library collection.
Libby is compatible with Android and iOS devices, and OverDrive is working on and app for Kindle Fire/HD devices.
Do I need Libby and OverDrive?
If you use a screen reader and require more accessibility features than are currently available in Libby, we recommend the Kindle Book option (U.S. only) or using the OverDrive app.
How Does Libby work with OverDrive?
When you borrow a book on Libby one of the main benefits is the instant availability of the title, thanks to the ability to stream it through OverDrive Read. If a user asks how they can actually download the files, you can provide them this article.
What does the Libby app do?
Libby is a reading app for borrowing digital books and audiobooks from the library’s OverDrive collection. This free app, created by OverDrive, is available for Android, iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), and Windows 10 devices. Libby is highly recommended for those new to borrowing eBooks and eAudiobooks.
What is OverDrive for books?
OverDrive is a free service offered by your library or school that lets you borrow digital content (like ebooks and audiobooks) anytime, anywhere. Every OverDrive collection is slightly different because each library or school picks the digital content they want for their users.