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Lynnfield Public Library

Overdrive/Libby

 

What do I need to start using OverDrive?

    1. A Lynnfield Library Card*

    *If you need a new card, please email lfd@noblenet.org

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Browse all eBooks & eAudiobooks!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are OverDrive and Libby?

    OverDrive is a way to access thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks, and digital magazines for FREE from your library!

    Libby by OverDrive is an app that provides that same access to eBooks, eAudiobooks, and digital magazines on the go on your Smartphone, tablet, or eReader.
  • How can I use OverDrive or Libby?

    You can access OverDrive in many different ways. OverDrive is available through an Internet browser on your computer or laptop and content can be downloaded to your Kindle Fire, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Oasis, or other eReaders.

    The Libby app by OverDrive is available on an iPad or Samsung Galaxy tablet, Smartphones including Apple or Android devices, and Kindle Fire devices. The Libby app is available in the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and the Amazon App Store.

    Not sure if your device can still use the older version of the original OverDrive app? Please check with library staff via email at lfd@noblenet.org or call 781-334-5411.
  • How long can I borrow an item?

    With your Lynnfield library card, you have access to the entire NOBLE OverDrive/Libby collection. Additionally, you can borrow items from other Massachusetts Library consortiums through reciprocal lending including Boston Public Library and our neighbors in the Merrimack Valley Library Consortium.

    You can borrow NOBLE items for up to 21 days. Items borrowed through reciprocal lending from other Massachusetts library consortiums can be borrowed for up to 14 days.

    You can borrow up to 6 items at one time and place 10 items on hold at once. Digital magazine titles do not count against your borrow limit.
  • OverDrive and Libby for Kids

    On the OverDrive website, and in the Libby app, you can visit the children’s and young adult collection here.

    Checkout picture books with videos, ReadAlong books, eAudiobooks, and plenty of fiction and nonfiction titles for younger ages!

How to use OverDrive with...

Android

How to download the Libby, by OverDrive app, checkout and download eBooks and Kindle books to your Android. Includes Kindle Fire HD, Fire Tablet, Samsung, and Google Tablets & Smartphones.
iPad, iPad mini, iPhone & iPod Touch
How to download the Libby, by OverDrive app, checkout and download eBooks to your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch.
Kindle Original & Kindle Paperwhite
How to checkout a Kindle book on the computer and wirelessly synchronize to your Kindle Original or Kindle Paperwhite.
OverDrive Help

If you don't see your device listed above visit OverDrive Help. Watch how-to videos, find answers to your questions, and more.