Transitioning to Libby: Tips for winding down the OverDrive app and welcoming more readers to Libby
February 2 @ 2:00 pm
OverDrive will begin winding down the legacy OverDrive app by removing it from app stores in February 2022. Libby will soon be the primary app for users to enjoy your digital library. We invite you and your staff to join us for a live, informative session to:
Learn more about the benefits of Libby
Understand the roadmap to wind down the OverDrive app
Get answers to frequently asked questions
Know where to go for more information and resources
Take next steps to prepare your community today
Duration: 60 minutes
Audience: This webinar is open to all OverDrive public library, academic, and corporate library partners. We specifically recommend marketing, training, support, and reference staff attend this session.
Note:Times shown in Eastern Standard. We understand the timing may not suit everyone but signing up ensures that a recording is sent the day after the live session so you can view at your convenience
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!
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.
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.
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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