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LibbyWhat is Libby, by OverDrive?

Access popular ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines for free using your library card and this friendly, easy-to-use app from OverDrive.

Patrons may borrow up to 10 items at a time.

Getting Started

Navigating the App

Use the icons in the footer to navigate.

  • Tap  libby icon: library building  to browse the Bloomfield Township Public Library collection, Metro Net Library Consortium.
  • Tap  libby icon: stack of books  to find your Loans, Holds, and Tags.
  • Tap  libby icon: clock for activity timeline  to view your Activity Timeline.

When you find an available ebook, audiobook, or magazine issue you want, tap Borrow. By default, titles are automatically downloaded for offline use when connected to Wi-Fi. Tap Actions from your Shelf and Change Download Rules to change this setting.

Finding a Book or Audiobook

Browse the lists on the home page, such as “newest,” “popular,” or “random.” Tap a format above your results to narrow your search. Tap libby icon: filter menu to sort or limit your search further.

Search the catalog. Tap Libby Magnifying Search Icon in the footer to search for a title, author, or keyword. Use the Explore with Filters options and libby icon: filter menu to access advance searching.

Pin filters. You can pin filters to automatically apply them to every list and search result. Apply a filter then select the applied filter and choose Pin Filter. Your settings will hold until you remove them.

Additional Resources

Tap the three lines in the footer to access the menu and select Get Some Help for tutorials or help resources.

Updated 2/2023