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About Libby by Overdrive: Home

A how to page for FAQs, tutorials and support pages.

Logo for Libby by OverdriveWhat is Libby, by Overdrive?

Overdrive is a company that sells digital eBooks to the public libraries of Westchester County.  Libby is the name of the app created by Overdrive that you install on a mobile device to borrow and read eBooks from Overdrive.

Why should I use Libby, by Overdrive?

  • Bestselling fiction and nonfiction titles
  • Largest number of titles
  • Easy to use
  • Extensive device compatibility (including Paperwhite)


  • 10 checkouts at a time
  • 10  holds at a time
  • 14 day loan period
  • Hold deliver later available

Tutorials and Help Pages

Search for the WESTCHESTER LIBRARY SYSTEM when registering for an account.

Libby App
Holds Redelivery

Overdrive/Libby is ending support for the Windows version of the Libby app on December 7, 2020. Windows users can use Libby on their device in-browser at