Libby offers thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks, and digital magazines to use on your phone or tablet. You can also send ebooks to your Kindle ereader. It is the same collection of titles as the OverDrive app- with a better and more streamlined reading experience. Learn more about Libby at overdrive.com/apps/libby/ or get started below. 

If you currently use the legacy OverDrive app and need assistance, visit help.overdrive.com.

Getting Started

  • Download the Libby app on your Android or iOS device.
  • Get Libby for Kindle Fire here.
  • Libby is compatible with Kindle eReaders. Click here for instructions or view the tutorial below to get started. 
  • Switching from the OverDrive app to Libby? Click here for some recommended setup tips 
  • Visit Libby Help for more information on how to use the Libby app

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OverDrive App FAQs

Why should I switch to Libby? Will I be required to switch?

Libby was created by OverDrive as an enhanced reading app and connects you to the same content as the OverDrive app. In early 2023, OverDrive plans to discontinue the OverDrive app in favor of Libby. Read more at https://www.overdrive.com/apps/libby/switchtolibby

I have the OverDrive app on my device. Can I still use it?

Yes, for right now, existing OverDrive app users can continue browsing, borrowing, and enjoying titles in the app.

Can I still download eAudiobooks to my desktop computer? 

Users who already have OverDrive for Windows or OverDrive for Mac installed on their device can continue using those applications. However, OverDrive will not support new downloads of those applications. As technology continues to evolve and trend toward the use of mobile devices, OverDrive does not plan to build support in Libby for downloading audiobooks to a desktop computer and transferring them to an MP3 player.

I still have questions, where can I learn more?

For questions about the Libby app or device compatibility, visit Libby Help
For questions about the OverDrive app, visit OverDrive Help
For questions about the transition to the Libby app, visit Reaching More Users with Libby: FAQs
For any other questions, please call or stop into your closest Siouxland Libraries branch.