Libby, by Overdrive

Attention, OverDrive app users! OverDrive is discontinuing the legacy OverDrive app in early 2023 and transitioning users to the Libby app. Libby is OverDrive’s newer app for browsing and enjoying digital content from our library.

It’s time to give Libby a try! All your loans, holds, and wish list items will be waiting for you in Libby when you add your library card.

Libby also comes with new features we know you’ll love, like:

  • Tags to categorize books however you’d like—you can even sync your OverDrive wish list into a tag!
  • A central bookshelf for all loans and holds
  • Customizable notifications for ready holds, new magazine issues, and more
  • Compatibility with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Sonos speakers

Download Libby

Libby is available for devices that run Android 5.0+ or iOS 10+

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, eventually. OverDrive is planning to fully discontinue the OverDrive app in early 2023.

Beginning the week of July 25, OverDrive app users will see the following message in the app:

In early 2023, the OverDrive app will be discontinued. Upgrade to Libby today.

In Libby, you’ll find the same great titles from your library, in a beautiful, modern, easy-to-use app.

Your loans, holds, and wish list items will be waiting for you in Libby. Learn more about this change.

The message will link to an informational page about Libby features, FAQs, and next steps for getting started with Libby.

Yes, when a user sets up the app, Libby will prompt them to sync their OverDrive wish list using an in-app notification.

No, reading progress for your current loans won’t sync to Libby when you switch. You may want to finish your current loans before switching or make a note of your progress and manually pick up where you left off in Libby.

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