What's New

Behind-the-scenes improvements to pave the way for language support and accessibility. Soon, you can use Libby in 10 languages!

App Description

All over the world, local libraries offer millions of ebooks and audiobooks. You can borrow them — for free, instantly — with a library card and Libby: the award-winning, much-loved app for libraries.

• Browse your library’s digital catalog of books — from classics to NYT best-sellers
• Borrow and enjoy ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines
• Download titles for offline reading, or stream them to save space
• Send ebooks to your Kindle (U.S. libraries only)
• Listen to audiobooks via Apple CarPlay
• Use tags to create your must-read list and any other book lists you want
• Keep your reading position automatically synced on all your devices

In our beautiful, intuitive ebook reader:
• Adjust text size, background color, and book design
• Zoom into magazines and comic books
• Define and search for words and phrases
• Read and listen to read-alongs with your kids
• Add bookmarks, notes, and highlights

In our ground-breaking audio player:
• Slow down or speed up the audio (0.6 to 3.0x)
• Set a sleep timer
• Simply swipe to skip forward and backward
• Add bookmarks, notes, and highlights

Libby is built by the team at OverDrive, in support of local libraries everywhere.

Happy reading!

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • December 15, 2016 Initial release
  • December 21, 2016 New version 1.0.1
  • January 06, 2017 New version 1.0.2
  • May 10, 2018 New version 1.4.0
  • June 22, 2018 New version 1.6.1
  • October 06, 2018 New version 1.7.0
  • February 15, 2019 New version 1.8.1
  • June 21, 2019 New version 2.0.0
  • July 03, 2019 New version 2.0.1
  • August 17, 2019 New version 2.0.3
  • October 22, 2019 New version 3.0.0
  • November 05, 2019 New version 3.0.1
  • January 14, 2020 New version 3.0.3
  • March 29, 2020 New version 3.0.7
  • July 15, 2020 New version 4.0.0

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