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
Aug 8, 2022

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
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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
61.2K reviews
Autumn Fatale
August 10, 2022
Love it... Easy setup and friendly user interface. I love that I can choose the font I prefer and the size of my text, and having the choice between a light or dark theme. I have vision problems so its really helpful for me to be able to adjust these settings so it's easier for me to read. I can't read conventional books so having this app is critical, especially since I read every spare moment I have. I just wish it was easier to create and edits my lists.
10 people found this review helpful
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Christopher Boatwright
August 9, 2022
Junk compared to basic Overdrive, can't believe they are planning to abandon a reliable platform. Ugly, byzantine, clunky interface. And the player will not persist beyond a minute when you pause it- you have to dig the app up again, then choose the book, then play it. Every. Single. Time. I have to pause a lot sometimes, SO WHY CAN'T THE PLAYER JUST HANG OUT FOR A FEW MINUTES??? Seriously one of those "if it ain't broke" kind of things. Good job "innovating" for the sake of innovation 👏👏👏
28 people found this review helpful
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Jon Edlund
August 9, 2022
Everything about this app is streamlined. There is an easy way to share, borrow, and return media. Where it really shines is its audiobook interface, especially the bookmarking features. Where I would like to see some improvement is showing number of pages an ebook has, as well as more responsive tagging and load time on low end phones.
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What's new

We've added support for Android 13, which will be released later this fall. Plus, bug fixes and other improvements.