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Important Notice: As of February 2022, the Libby app will become the exclusive app to access OverDrive content. The OverDrive legacy app will no longer be available to download in the app store and will soon be phased out. Mobile users who haven't switched to Libby are encouraged to do so as soon as possible. 

OverDrive Magazines on Libby

Irving Public Library is pleased to announce that over 3,000 popular magazines are now available to download and read on any device 24/7. Users with a library card can read digital magazines alongside ebooks and audiobooks on Libby, the award-winning reading app from OverDrive, or by visiting https://irvinglibrary.overdrive.com/library/magazines.

Top titles include National Geographic, Good Housekeeping, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone and many other popular magazines, all supplied by ZINIO.

Digital magazines have no wait lists or holds, do not count towards checkout limits and provide readers the option to renew their selections. Irving Public Library patrons can also download magazines to Libby for offline use. Readers can browse lists of magazines within the app and search by format to find available titles.

To get started enjoying magazines, ebooks and audiobooks, download Libby or visit https://www.cityofirving.org/3614/Overdrive.


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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.