Libby Showcase

Libby Showcase is our user-friendly, interactive discovery kiosk software designed to promote your digital collection in your physical space. Set up Libby Showcase in high-traffic areas to highlight titles from your library’s collection and encourage users to explore your content.

Libby Showcase works on devices ranging from tablets to large screen displays.

How does Libby Showcase work?

Users can interact with Libby Showcase to browse, search, and sample titles. When they find something they like, they can easily get links via text message*, email, or QR code to download Libby and borrow the title.

*SMS text messaging availability for Libby Showcase varies by geographic region. Please contact your Account Manager with any questions.

Libby Showcase can be customized to fit the needs and interests of your users. You can set up Libby Showcase instances throughout your library or community to promote the different formats, subjects, and languages your collection offers.

Libby Showcase features

Libby Showcase features

  • Display Libby Showcase on touchscreen devices, ranging from iOS and Android tablets to larger screens. Or use the optional non-interactive mode to promote your digital collection on any monitor.
  • Set up multiple instances of Libby Showcase (by library building, location in your library or community, etc.)—all for free. Note that OverDrive provides the software for Libby Showcase, but your library is responsible for providing the hardware.
  • Customize individual displays using admin tools in Libby Showcase. For example, set up an instance of Libby Showcase in the youth area of your library that highlights books for kids and teens, or a magazine Showcase in the periodicals section
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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How much does Libby Showcase cost?

    Libby Showcase is free to use. You’ll just need to supply your own hardware.

  • What devices and browsers are compatible with Libby Showcase?

    Any touchscreen device (iPad mini tablet size or larger) running Windows 8/10, Android, or iOS. Chrome, Firefox, and Safari are the recommended web browsers.Libby Showcase is designed for touchscreen devices (iPad mini tablet size or larger) with these operating systems:

    • Windows 10/11
    • Android
    • iOS

    You’ll also need one of these browsers:

    • Chrome
    • Firefox
    • Edge
    • Safari
  • Can we customize Libby Showcase for our library?

    All setups include an admin page that partners can access to control location reporting for the Libby Showcase, display-only mode, filtering based on subject and audience, and more.