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Everything you need to know to use the e-books in our collections, including OverDrive or free e-books on the Web.

OverDrive's Libby App


Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more from your local library for free! Libby is the newer library reading app by 

Download Libby today from your preferred app store:

Read & listen online at

Learn more about getting started with Libby 

Getting Started with Libby

  • Download and open Libby on your device.
  • Find your library and sign in with your library card.
    • Your library card number is the 14 digit barcode on the back of your MACKcard. 
    • Click here if you do not have a MACKcard
    • Browse or search to discover your next favorite book or audiobook
    • Start reading & listening!

OverDrive and Libby Basics

When using OverDrive/Libby you can...

  • Check out up to 6 titles at a time
  • Choose between a 1-3 week loan period for ebooks and audiobooks
  • Place up to 10 holds on titles that are currently checked out
  • Save up to 5,000 titles to a wish list

To access these digital materials you need…

  • A MACKcard with a 14 digit barcode or your student ID nubmer+mer (i.e. 123456mer)
  • Internet access
  • A computer or device that meets the system requirements for the type(s) of digital materials you wish to check out
  • The free application

A guided tour of this service is available…

For questions or feedback contact the McQuade Library
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