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The Libby app will help you with New Year Resolutions.

OverDrive is the parent company of Libby, a powerful app that gives GCLD patrons access to audiobooks, eBooks, and digital magazines. OverDrive has purchased Kanopy, the on-demand streaming platform for movies, documentaries, children's programming, and other quality and thoughtful entertainment, and Kanopy has been added to the Libby app.

The Libby app is a tool that allows you to:

  • Listen to audiobooks at your desired pace, up to 3x the speed and set a sleep timer
  • Enlarge the font, book layout and lighting of eBooks
  • Add bookmarks, create notes and highlights, define words when reading eBooks
  • Automatically display text in your device's language
  • Tap "Extras" to find Universal Class (educational classes) and Kanopy (streaming entertainment)
  • Borrow from over 4,300 magazines
  • Use a "Notify Me" tag to get notifications when new issues of a magazine are available
  • Filter your preferences to only see books for kids
  • Share titles on social media or directly with friends, using the "Share" button in the title's details screen
  • Find over 40,000 eBooks and over 23,000 audiobooks
  • Select always available audiobooks, no holds needed, perfect titles to select for book clubs
  • Join Libby Life, the new blog that shares your love of books and reading 
  • Read across devices as your loans, notes, bookmarks, and reading progress sync across your devices
  • Download eBooks and audiobooks for offline reading, including Kindles (U.S. libraries only)
  • Explore over 100 different subjects
  • Enjoy Libby on almost any device! Download the Libby app on a phone or tablet, access in a web browser (libbyapp.com), listen with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay, transfer to an ereader, and more. 

Get started with Libby!