Libby Tips

Libby Tips

Fall in love with Libby, the new ebook and audiobook from OverDrive! Libby was voted one of the best new apps for 2017 by Google. It’s one-tap digital borrowing app. Just download, add your library card, and start reading!

Some of the great features include:

  • Adjustable playback speed on audiobook
  • Display the book progress by page or by percent
  • Tap underlined texts in the app to filter loans, sort by due date, and more
  • Tag titles to organize titles that you have read, loved, disliked, or want to read
  • Reversible jackets – book jackets swap sides when browsing to show what is borrowed or on hold
  • Also Available As shows you if the title is available as both an audiobook and a book
  • Sample any book in one tap. The book opens instantly and you can read up to 10% of the book before borrowing
  • Wait List information shows you how long you might expect to wait based on the number books the library owns and the number in the wait list
  • Change your reading settings by color, font size, or use OpenDyslexic font
  • Sort and filter searches, apply your preferences, do advances searches
  • Instantly send any book that supports Kindle to your Kindle reading device
  • Activity tracking in app – see what and when you’ve borrowed , when holds were placed, and book return dates

Most of these tips are covered in this blog by Overdrive.