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Libby – Digital and audiobooks

The Libby app is the easiest way to get started with digital and audiobooks from your public library!

Download the free Libby app on any device to get started or visit libbyapp.com

Why Libby is your perfect reading companion:

  • Eliminate wait lists for your favourite titles.
  • Read or listen on your phone, tablet, or other e-reader.
  • Make any text large print and adjust lighting settings for ebooks.
  • Change the playback speed or set a sleep timer for audiobooks.
  • Questions? Speak to your librarian, or get help in the app from the U.S.-based Libby support team.

Getting Started with Libby

  1. Install Libby for Android, iOS, or Fire tablets from overdrive.com/apps/libby. Or, visit libbyapp.com in your Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge browser.
  2. Email the Greenberg Families Library to set up your login credentials (library@jccottawa.com)
  3. In Libby, follow the prompts to find your library and sign in with your email.
  4. Browse your library’s collection and borrow a title.
  5. Borrowed titles appear on your Shelf and download to the app automatically when you’re on Wi-Fi, so you can read them when you’re offline.
  • Tap Open In Libby, Open Audiobook to start reading or listening in the app.
  • Tap Manage Loan to see options like Renew Loan and Return Early.

Happy reading!