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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)

OverDrioverdrive app image Opens in new windowve has returned to the Irving Public Library! Beginning Monday, April 13, OverDrive and their new app, Libby will be available to our patrons. Libby is the one-tap reading app that makes it simple and easy to borrow digital items. If you prefer the classic OverDrive app don’t worry, it’s still available. We are excited to bring back OverDrive and we invite you to try Libby. Whichever you choose, it’s just gotten easier to bring the library with you.

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.

Overdrive


   
Android phones
and tablets
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Apple iPhone
and iPad
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Amazon
e-Readers
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Amazon Kindle
Fire Tablets
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Only
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overdrive faq

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.

Libby

     
Android phones
and tablets
Get the app Download PDF
Apple iPhone
and iPad
Get the app Download PDF
Amazon Kindle
e-Readers
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instructions
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Libby and OverDrive Apps Side by Side Comparison
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