Free eMagazines, eBooks & Audiobooks Borrowing with Local Library Membership @ The Libby App by OverDrive

This deal has been shared on OzBargain before, but the libraries tend to change their apps & process every few years.

For those not in the know: you can get free digital access to a large collection of magazines, eBooks and audio books via your local library and an app called Libby (Overdrive).

All you need is:

  • A member card of any local library;
  • Download the Libby app via iOS or Android app store. (or via browser: )
  • Log in with your library card number.

Voila! Free stuff. The Libby app is new and much better than the predecessors (RBDigital, Overdrive etc).
Pretty much any magazine you can buy in stores, freely available here.

Good to know:

  • Libby/Audio books work really well with Android Auto and Apple Carplay. Remembers your progress;
  • Magazines work really well on tablets. I use Libby on a ChromeOS Lenovo Duet.
  • Completely free, no catch other than you need to have a library member card – which is free pretty much anywhere.

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