Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

OverDrive E-books

Learn how to access OverDrive e-books, via the Libby app or from a browser.

Quick Tips

If a title is not available, you can place a hold.

  • Browser: After you place a hold, view your spot in line by going to your Shelf, tapping Holds, then tapping Wait List.
  • Libby app: View your spot in line by tapping on the Shelf icon, and then tapping Holds.

 View your place in line for a hold.

  • Browser: After you place a hold, go to Shelf > Holds. For each hold, you'll see your approximate wait time, the number of copies in use, and the number of people waiting.
  • Libby app: Navigate to Shelf > Holds, tap on the Calendar icon to the right of the title, to view wait time, the number of copies in use, and the number of people waiting.

Browse Collections

  • Browser: explore the collections by Subjects or Collections (both options available at the top of the page).
  • Libby app: use the filters at the top of the screen, as well as the collections listed below to explore the collection.

 Add more than one library card in the Libby app

         *Residents of eligible surrounding counties may also register for library cards

Have a device not compatible with the Libby app?

Are there other ways to access OverDrive e-books?

  • Yes, titles are also accessible by searching the library catalog. Note that there is an 'E-Book Collections' facet on the left-hand side of the page that allows users to navigate directly to a list of all OverDrive e-books.

Need Additional Help?

For Libby help: https://help.libbyapp.com/

For OverDrive help: https://help.overdrive.com/en-us/home.htm

Accessibility features in Libby: https://company.overdrive.com/2021/12/16/announcing-accessibility-enhancements-in-the-libby-app/