Reaching more
readers with Libby

To help your library welcome more users to Libby, we are sunsetting the legacy OverDrive app for iOS, Android, and Windows 8/10 on May 1, 2023.

This will simplify how you promote your digital collection, train your staff, support your users, and promote the best reading experience for everyone, Libby.

The OverDrive app was removed from the Apple App Store, Google Play, and Microsoft Store on February 23, 2022.

Now, OverDrive app users are actively being encouraged to switch to Libby. They see a message in the app prompting them to make the switch with a link to a resource page about the transition to Libby.

In the weeks before the OverDrive app is discontinued, users will see a final notice reminding them to upgrade to Libby.

Beginning May 1, users who try to access your library’s collection in the app will see a message informing them they need to upgrade to Libby.

Library Schools Hexagons

Reasons to love Libby

Reading a magazine

Reading a magazine

Discovering your next favorite read

Discovering your next favorite read

Exploring "Extras"

Exploring “Extras”

  • Easy onboarding for new users
  • A unified bookshelf for all loans and holds
  • Support for multiple library cards
  • Direct user support from OverDrive
  • Best-in-class ebook reader and audiobook player
  • Wish list syncing
  • Push notifications

Resources and next steps


Preparation Checklist


Marketing Kit

Transition to Libby Marketing Kit

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Website Resources

Libby Logos & Suggested Website Copy

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Staff Announcement Template



User Training Presentation Templates

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Visit Libby Help

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