Answered By: Leah Oswald Last Updated: Jun 11, 2021 Views: 22557
OverDrive's Libby app is an alternative to the OverDrive app. It's great for first-time users of OverDrive eBooks and eAudiobooks, but it doesn't yet have some features of the OverDrive app. The OverDrive app will remain an option for the foreseeable future.
Not sure which app is right for you? Check out our comparison of current device compatibility, collections and features:
|iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch)||✓
|Mac||macOS 10.6 -
|Windows 8||✓||♦see note|
|Windows 10||✓||♦see note|
Send items to your eReader from the app on another device.
|Simplified download process
Just tap borrow—no need to select a format.
|Place holds and view your place in line||✓||✓|
|Estimated hold wait times||✓|
|Read magazines in Article View||✓|
|Sign in to multiple libraries with one or more library cards||✓|
|Customizable browsing options||✓|
|Separate collections for Kids and Teens
Dedicated collections that display content only for kids or teens.
|Compatibility with screen readers||✓||coming soon|
Save titles to check out at another time. Library specific.
Tag titles as read, loved, hated, wish list, school, beach—whatever you like! Device specific.
|eBook highlighting and annotations||✓|
|Recommend for purchase
If you search for an item not in the collection, recommend it for purchase with just a tap.