Digital Magazines

Digital Magazines

Borrow full-colour, digital editions of thousands of magazines for adults, teens and children with your library card.

Use the desktop site at or use the Libby app on your device or in a browser to borrow digital magazines.

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Libby, by OverDrive

Borrow thousands of magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. Learn more at And read on to learn how to get started.

Getting Started with Libby

Step 1

Install the Libby app from your device's app store Or, visit in your Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge (Chromium) browser.

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Step 2

In Libby, follow the prompts to find your library and sign in with a library card.

Step 3

Browse your library's catalog and borrow a title.

Your selection will vary based on your library, since each library chooses what titles and formats to offer in Libby.

Step 4

Borrowed titles appear on your Shelf Libby shelf icon and download to the app automatically when you're connected to Wi-Fi, so you can read them when you're offline.

On your Shelf, tap loans (at the top of the screen). From there, you can:

  • Tap Read With... to choose where you'd like to read the book (Kindle or Libby), then finish sending to Kindle (U.S. libraries only) or start reading in Libby.
  • Tap Open in Libby to start reading or listening in the app.
  • Tap Manage Loan to see options like Renew and Return.

Happy reading!


If you have questions, you can find in-app support, or visit the Help site or Libby Academy within the app for assistance.

If you can’t find the help you need in the guides please contact 

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Navigating the Libby App

In the footer

Libby Search iconTap the search icon to search for titles.


Libby library iconTap the library icon to open the library collection you were most recently browsing.


Libby shelf iconTap the shelf icon to see your loans, holds, and tags for all your libraries.


libby timeline iconTap the clock icon to see your timeline.


Tap the Now bar to open the loan or sample you were most recently reading.

libby menu iconIn the menu

Tap Manage Notifications to change your notification settings. Once set up, in-app ("menu badge") notifications appear at the top of the menu.

Tap a library to browse their collection.

Tap See Library Cards to see your library cards, see loan and hold limits, rename cards, add cards, and remove cards.

Tap Add A Library to find another library.

Tap Take Our Survey to answer a quick survey about Libby.

(U.S. only) Tap Read Books With... to choose where you read your books (Kindle or Libby).

Tap Get Some Help to suggest an idea, search for answers to your questions, and find solutions to common problems.