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Using Libby

A guide to using OverDrive's Libby app to access ebooks and audiobooks on the go.

Libby by OverDrive

The free Libby app is the easiest way to get started with ebooks, graphic novels, and audiobooks from the Estelle M. Black Library at RVC. All you need to do is download the app and sign into our library using your RVC provided email address to begin browsing the digital collection.

Getting Started

Getting started is easy! Just follow these simple instructions:

  1. Install the Libby app from the app store on your Android or iOS device.
  2. In the Libby app, follow the prompts to find Rock Valley College under the NILRC Academic Shared Digital Collection and sign in with you RVC email.
  3. Browse the digital collection and borrow a title.

What you'll need:

What do you need to enjoy free instant access to digital ebooks and audiobooks?

  • Your student or staff email address.
  • Internet Access
  • A smartphone, tablet, or ereader (Kindle, Nook, etc)
  • The free Libby app, which can be downloaded for free from your device's app store

Borrowing Privileges:

  • Titles are automatically returned at the end of the lending period. No late fees!
  • Check out up to 5 titles at a time.
  • Borrow titles for up to 21 days.
  • You can place a hold on 10 titles at a time.