Libby App for Overdrive
What is Libby?
Libby is a free, award-winning app where you can borrow and enjoy digital content from your public library. Learn more about Libby.
How do I use Libby?
Libby will guide you through the setup process and get you connected to your library in just a few minutes. All you need is your library card. For more help, visit Libby Help.
How can I read ebooks and/or audiobooks I currently have checked out through RBdigital?
Any current ebook or audiobook checkouts will be available in RBdigital through the remainder of their lending periods. Current ebook and audiobook checkouts will not be moved to Libby. This way, you can finish reading without disruption or risk of losing your place in the book.
What happens to my holds from RBdigital?
Holds will not be moved to Libby. You’ll need to place any ebook and/or audiobook holds again in Libby.
If you want a record of your RBdigital holds, you can export your Transaction History from RBdigital websites under My Account > Profiles.
What happens to my wish list from RBdigital?
Wish lists will not be moved to Libby. You can recreate your wish list using tags in Libby.
If you want a record of your RBdigital wish list, you can export your Transaction History from RBdigital websites under My Account > Profiles.
What happens to my checkout history from RBdigital?
Checkout history will not be moved to Libby. If you like, you can mark titles you’ve already read using tags in Libby.
If you want a record of your RBdigital checkout history, you can export your Transaction History from RBdigital websites under My Account > Profiles.
How do I access other types of digital content (like magazines) from RBdigital?
Only ebooks and audiobooks have moved to Libby at this time. Please continue to use RBdigital for other types of digital content from your library.
What if I can’t use Libby?
If you aren’t able to use Libby or libbyapp.com, you can use the original OverDrive app or your library’s OverDrive website to borrow digital titles from your library instead. These alternatives have the same ebooks and audiobooks as Libby, but offer slightly different features and device compatibility.