One of the most common apps across all devices at The Brentwood Library is the OverDrive app. OverDrive is used to browse and download eBooks and audiobooks. The popular app has given users a more convenient digital library that can be accessed from anywhere at any time. Now, the makers of OverDrive have been developed Libby, the latest evolution of the digital library.

OverDrive has been listening to the feedback of library users around the nation, and has responded with a newly cultivated experience. Libby delivers a freshly designed user interface with several new features such as a new activity tab, automatic downloads, and loans and holds have now been consolidated onto a single shelf.

IMG_2679The new app also uses location services within mobile devices to make finding nearby libraries easier. Previously using OverDrive, users had to browse through a list to find “Buffalo River Region – Brentwood Library.” With Libby, nearby libraries will automatically populate for you to select.

To get started, grab your library card and search for Libby in the Google Play or Apple IMG_2677App Store. Once the application has been downloaded to your tablet or phone, sign in using your library card number or if you have an OverDrive account, you can sign in using your email and password.

Both applications will remain active for the foreseeable future, but for those who are looking for the most updated application, Libby is your best bet.

Whether you’re a new or current user of OverDrive, the process is simple. Download Libby and get started today!