Overdrive and Libby guide

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Get started with Overdrive

Glasgow Libraries Guide to the Libby App

Join the library and sign in with your card number and PIN

Borrow 5 titles at a time for up to 21 days

Download eMagazines from our collection of over 4,000 titles

Books return automatically so no fines

Kids and Teens collections are available 

You can use OverDrive on:

• the Apple, Android, Windows or Kindle Fire ‘Libby’ App on your smartphone or tablet

• a PC or Mac

• a Nook, Kobo or Sony eReader for ebooks (incompatible with Kindles except the Kindle Fire)

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Online Help

Overdrive have easy step by step guides in their Help pages

Frontline Tech Support

Still needing help? Fill in a support form and the Overdrive team will reply.


Overdrive have introduced a new reading App called Libby - you can access Libby using the mobile Apps for Apple and Android

Libby Apps


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Microsoft (Windows 10+)

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Libby Help Pages

OverDrive has good online help that can assist with troubleshooting and has specific help pages for Libby.