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Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive.  (     

Learn more: 

  • Enjoy eBooks and audiobooks immediately online, download them for offline use, or send borrowed eBooks to a Kindle device for the duration of the lending period. 
  • 10 checkouts per month (with unlimited magazine borrows) 
  • Choose your loan period - 7, 14, or 21 days 
  • Send and read borrowed eBooks to your Kindle eReader  
  • Place holds on popular titles - and don't be discouraged by a long hold list. Urbana patrons are eligible for Urbana-only copies of many titles.
  • This service is also called Digital Library of Illinois (

Get the app here (

Watch this short video to learn the basics of using Libby to borrow eBooks and audiobooks.  (

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