What is OverDrive and Libby?

OverDrive Collection home page: https://irvinglibrary.overdrive.com/

Checkout limit: 5 items on the card at a time (includes Always Available items)
Always Available items: 3 ebooks and 3 audiobooks per month
Hold limit: 8 items at a time
Checkout period allowed: 7 day, 14 day, 21 day (Default checkout: 14 days)

libby appLibby has many incredibly useful features that make accessing our digital catalogue of e-books and audiobooks more convenient. You can adjust an ebook’s font size, book layout, and lighting. The audiobook player also gives you the ability to control playback speed and even set a sleep timer. Other notable features include the ability to add multiple library cards, place or even delay holds, and much more.

With Libby by OverDrive, it only takes a few taps to find, borrow, and enjoy your books. All you need to to get started is your 14 digit library card number and PIN. This service is compatible with all major computers and devices, iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets and Chromebook™. Check out Libby today by downloading the app on your personal device or visit libbyapp.com.


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Contact Us

  1. Have you followed the instructions but still can't get it to work?

    Did you check-out an eBook that failed to download?

    Check out the Troubleshooting page for our top tips, or fill out our Digital Downloads Troubleshooting form and we will return your message during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.
  2. Which collection to choose first?

    If you're not sure which Digital Download collection to use, we recommend searching the library's catalog for your favorite authors and subjects to identify which collection will have what you want.  

    After searching for a favorite topic, on the search results page you can limit the list to items from our Digital Download collections by selecting "Electronic Resources" in the left column under the heading Type of Material. Browse through this new filtered list and look for which Digital Download collection appears most frequently.


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