Libby, by OverDrive

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About this app

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 Android Auto
• 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!
Updated on
2 Apr 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region and age The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Personal info, App activity and App info and performance
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

305K reviews
Robert Cummings
11 April 2024
Difficult to say the least! Hard app to manipulate, seems it was made to be difficult! How come this app can not keep track of where I was before I shut the car down , It forgets every time I restart the car. Adding books is a chore as I can not group catagories together (Science fiction and Fantasy) There are some great women writers but there are many who I could do without. But I can not sort my listing in any usable way, Why the change to something that does not work well? Please bring back
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Keith Swezey
5 April 2024
Updates itself often, sometimes multiple times in a row. Downloads disappear for no apparent reason. very slow downloading. Will only download one item at a time, more than one and it won't download at all, just spins forever. These problems have become much worse since April 1, 2024, especially losing downloads, they just disappear from my device. Any and all are erased and very very slow to reload.
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Anyel Petricoff
9 April 2024
Definitely preferred Overdrive. You cannot easily request new titles as we could with Overdrive as well as it makes it more difficult todo detailed searches. But still. . . free audiobooks. UPDATE: One problem after another! Now I'm having trouble listening to books offline. That's a deal breaker for me. LIBBY IS HORRIBLE! PLEASE bring back OVERDRIVE!
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What's new

We've fixed several issues in Android Auto that were affecting playback and listening positions. We've also added support for the Māori language.