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Give Libby a Try!

Published on Mon, 06/29/2020 - 12:03pm
Give Libby a Try!

Do you want to give eBooks a try but aren’t sure where to start? You can download Libby (by OverDrive) if your device is running iOS 9+, Android 4.4+, or Windows 10 for desktops/tablets, version 1607. Libby is an OverDrive product that utilizes the same OverDrive catalog. Ready to get started with eBooks and eAudiobooks in Libby? Watch this video on how to install and set up Libby!

After you have Libby set up, it’s incredibly easy to browse, check out, and download a title. Once you’re ready to start reading in Libby, take a peek at this video. It will walk you through how to browse, borrow, and begin reading your title! Now you can read or listen to titles in Libby.

Let me know if you have any questions!

Tracy M.
Electronic Resources Department

Comments

I LOVE Libby.
How do I see the same book on both my iPads and iPhone?
Right now there are different books on each shelf.
As I watched your helpful video I noticed a share button under the Kindle and Libby choices when checking out the title.
Was that that spot to share on my devices?
Once the book is checked out is it too late to share?
Thank you!

From Jennifer Mitchell (not verified)
Tue, 07/07/2020 - 05:51am

Hello Jennifer,

As long as you have the same library card added to the Libby app on each device, they should sync up.

Thanks,

Andrew M.
Electronic Resources

From Andrew McKinley
Tue, 07/07/2020 - 09:44am

The second video link on the Libby page show a 404 error.

From Stavros (not verified)
Mon, 10/05/2020 - 01:26pm

Hello! Thank you for reporting this error. The link has been fixed and should be working again.

Barbara W.
Electronic Resources Project Assistant

From Barbara Waliczek
Tue, 10/06/2020 - 09:47am

The Libby app on my phone will not work. Black screen comes up with tiny words: uploading. Something I can do?

From Betty Rust (not verified)
Thu, 07/09/2020 - 08:26pm

Hello,

Please email us at info@mymcpl.org with your library card number, the type of phone you are using, and a screenshot of the issue, and we will see how we can help.

The first steps I would recommend trying would be to delete the app, restart your device, and then reinstall the app.

Thank you,

Andrew M.
Electronic Resources

From Andrew McKinley
Fri, 07/10/2020 - 01:28pm

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