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.
13 Sept 2022
Books & Reference
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Rename of Overdrive media app. A navigational mess. It looks fashionable, if that is your criteria. It automates process that should have been automated before . It doesn't get the concept that the book you are currently reading should be at the top of the list. Figuring out where things are is clumsy mess. It takes a lot of searching and finding tiny navigation arrow to find things.
121 people found this review helpful
23 September 2022
Got a message that overdrive App will stop working soon and to try the new libby app. I figured if it's the new and improved version it'll work great. WRONG! It sucked from the first minute. I thought maybe I just needed to get used to it. But it's missing a TON of features. Like the ability to have your book show up in sections so you can scroll through like one hour of a book instead of 19 hours or whatever. It's seems like a slightly prettier in exchange for a way worse program. HATE IT!!!!!
96 people found this review helpful
19 September 2022
Good app, but not perfect. It's a clean audiobook player and ebook reader without ads, and that's excellent in its own right. Navigation and menus aren't super intuitive. Audio playback is really compressed and artifacts are clearly audible. Playback will sometimes stop or have trouble with playback position when syncing to the web app. Results for books in a series aren't reliable. That said, I use this app regularly and I'm reading way more now.
69 people found this review helpful
We're continuing to improve support for Android 13, including bug fixes for Android 13 and Android Auto.