Getting Started with Libby (October 2021) – OverDrive Resource Center

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Getting Started with Libby (October 2021)

Learn how easy it is to get patrons started with Libby, the one-tap reading app, including how to browse and borrow on a mobile device, tips for customizing the experience, and where to find Libby marketing and help resources.

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How to Train Your Community on Libby: Libby trainings for your patrons – made easy! (October 2021)

To download the How to Train Your Community on Libby Training Kit referenced throughout this session, visit our Training Kits page. It's the first kit listed!

Pre-requisite: Basic knowledge of the Libby app. New to Libby? Watch a Getting Started with Libby webinar, explore how-to videos, or visit help.libbyapp.com.

Training your users on how to use Libby is an easy and effective way to increase awareness and usage of your digital collection. Join OverDrive experts to get the tools and guidance to confidently lead your own Getting Started with Libby session. In our one-hour session, you’ll learn how to:

  • Prepare for a basic Libby training - virtually or in-person
  • Deliver a demonstration in our suggested order
  • Implement polls and quizzes to engage users
  • Promote the event to maximize attendance

Audience: This session is for library staff who plan to host their own Libby trainings. If you'd like to request a patron webinar from our team, please visit the Digital Bookmobile contact page.

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