Libby, by OverDrive

Libby, by OverDrive


Library audiobooks and ebooks.


Free

7.1.1for iPhone, iPad and more
9.5
631K+ Ratings
OverDrive, Inc.
Developer
11.2 MB
Size
Jun 3, 2024
Update Date
#2
in Books
4+
Age Rating
Age Rating
4+
Apps in this category do not contain restricted content.
9+
Apps in this category may contain mild or occasional cartoon, fantasy or real-life violence, as well as occasional or mild adult, sexually suggestive or horrifying content and may not be suitable for children under 9 years of age.
12+
Apps in this category may contain occasional mild indecent language, frequent or intense cartoon or real-life violence, minor or occasional adult or sexually suggestive material, and simulated gambling, and may be for children under 12 years of age.
17+
You must be at least 17 years old to access this App.
Apps in this category may contain frequent and intense offensive language; Frequent and intense cartoon, fantasy or realistic violence: frequent and intense adult, scary and sexually suggestive subjects: as well as sexual content, nudity, tobacco, alcohol and drugs, may not be suitable for children under 17 years of age.
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About Libby, by OverDrive

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!
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What's New in the Latest Version 7.1.1

Last updated on Jun 3, 2024
Old Versions
We've made significant improvements to CarPlay in our recent releases.
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Version History
7.1.1
Jun 3, 2024
We've made significant improvements to CarPlay in our recent releases.
7.1.0
May 13, 2024
We've made significant improvements to CarPlay in this release.
7.0.1
Apr 19, 2024
A functional change — accidental swipes on your lock-screen playback controls can no longer dramatically change your position in an audiobook — plus bug fixes and preparation for our next round of major features.
7.0.0
Apr 3, 2024
We've added support for the Māori language, addressed some rare downloading issues, and made preparations for our next round of features.
6.5.0
Mar 19, 2024
We have some important bug fixes in this release.
6.4.4
Feb 12, 2024
We've addressed a number of rare crashing bugs in this release.
6.4.1
Dec 13, 2023
A new design for Home Screen widgets, plus more fixes for crash scenarios.
6.4.0
Dec 5, 2023
A new design for Home Screen widgets, plus fixes for rare crash scenarios.
6.3.0
Aug 23, 2023
Bug fixes, performance optimizations, and preparation for our next round of features.
6.1.0
May 30, 2023
Bug fixes, performance optimizations, and preparation for our next round of features. Thanks for supporting your local libraries!
6.0.0
Apr 28, 2023
Bug fixes, performance optimizations, accessibility improvements, and preparation for our next round of features. Thanks for supporting your local libraries!
5.2.1
Feb 27, 2023
Libby's widget for your Home Screen will once again display your current audiobook (or book, or magazine) in iOS 16+.
5.2.0
Feb 2, 2023
We've made a number of reliability improvements and fixes, especially around downloaded content.
5.1.0
Feb 28, 2022
Bug fixes, performance optimizations, accessibility improvements, and preparation for our next round of features. Thanks for supporting your local libraries!
5.0.5
Aug 2, 2021
Bug fixes, performance optimizations, accessibility improvements, and preparation for our next round of features. Thanks for supporting your local libraries!
5.0.0
Dec 14, 2020
Libby has a Home Screen widget! (iOS 14+)
4.1.0
Sep 1, 2020
Sharing and data export are coming to Libby! These are great ways to tell your friends what you're reading at your library.

Recently we added support for 10 languages. By default Libby uses the language of your device, but you can configure your Libby language in the Settings app. If you have feedback on our translations, please let us know through Menu => Get Some Help.
4.0.0
Jun 3, 2020
Behind-the-scenes improvements to pave the way for language support and accessibility. Soon, you can use Libby in 10 languages!
3.0.7
Mar 26, 2020
We've revised and improved the experience when things go wrong, and you need to restore access to the app without losing your data.
3.0.6
Mar 8, 2020
We've fixed a rare situation where Libby would fail to launch, showing only a blank screen.
3.0.5
Feb 18, 2020
Notifications are now available in Libby! In this 3.0.5 release, we've fixed an issue with storage that in rare cases could cause lost tags or settings.
3.0.4
Jan 28, 2020
Notifications are now available in Libby! In this 3.0.4 release, we've corrected support for unsubscribing from email notifications.
3.0.3
Jan 8, 2020
Notifications are now available in Libby! In this 3.0.3 release, we have also made some changes that improve touch support throughout the app on iPads in iOS 13.
3.0.1
Oct 30, 2019
In 3.0.0 we released Dark Mode, many compatibility improvements for iOS 13, and preparatory support for notifications (coming soon). In this 3.0.1 release, the launch screen is darker in Dark Mode, and we've identified and fixed a device synchronization issue, as well as some rare cases of lost tags and cards.
3.0.0
Oct 15, 2019
Dark mode!

As well as preparatory support for notifications (coming very soon), iOS 13 compatibility improvements, audio and CarPlay crash fixes, and plenty of polish.

Libby, by OverDrive FAQ

Libby, by OverDrive is available in regions other than the following restricted countries:
China
Libby, by OverDrive supports English, Danish, French, German, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Maori, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Traditional Chinese
Click here to learn how to download Libby, by OverDrive in restricted country or region.
Check the following list to see the minimum requirements of Libby, by OverDrive.
iPhone
Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
iPad
Requires iPadOS 10.0 or later.
iPod touch
Requires iOS 10.0 or later.

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