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Libby (Powered by OverDrive)

Meet Libby–the brand new app from OverDrive. Discover ebooks and audiobooks from your local library you can borrow instantly (or place a hold on), for free, using your library card and phone or tablet. It takes just a few taps to find and borrow a book. Libby has a ground-breaking built-in ebook reader, and a beautiful audiobook player. If you prefer, you can send books to your Kindle for reading.

Website: libbyapp.com

Apps: Libby for Android | Libby for iOS

Safety: “Audience Filter” by age group available

Limits: 10 items checked out, 10 items on hold

Content:

  • ebooks
  • Audiobooks

Set up

  1. Fish out your library card
  2. Open the Libby app
  3. Find your local library
  4. Search, sample, borrow, enjoy

Features

  • Sign in to multiple libraries, with one or more library cards
  • Stay signed in for as long as you like
  • Download books and audiobooks for offline reading, or stream them to save space
  • Sample any book with a tap – nothing to download or delete
  • Try a zoomable graphic novel, or a picture book with read-along audio
  • All your holds and loans are consolidated on a single shelf
  • Tag titles as read, loved, hated, wishlist, beach-reading, or whatever you like
  • Your loans, holds, reading positions, bookmarks and notes are synchronized automatically across all your devices
  • Keep track of your reading history in the Activity tab

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Basic Info

Libby operates similar to a traditional library, with a limited number of copies of each title and users take turns checking them out.

Use the Libby app or libbyapp.com/library/wplc to access eBooks and eAudiobooks.

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Monday-Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday-Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Mission

The Milton Public Library opens doors for curious minds, nurtures learning and creativity, creates opportunities and enriches lives by bringing people and ideas together!