Readers can use the award-winning Libby app to enjoy digital books on any device
As people increasingly read and listen to books on their smartphone or tablet, they are discovering one of the best resources is their local public library. Chester County residents can access a wide selection of popular digital ebooks and audiobooks free from Chester County Library. With a library card, members of the community can borrow from the digital collection by downloading Libby, the award-winning reading app from OverDrive, or visiting https://reads.overdrive.com/
In addition, Chester County Library is hosting live, virtual demonstrations of how to get started with borrowing ebooks and audiobooks through the Libby app. This free online event features sessions for both new and experienced users and takes place on Friday, March 19. Three basic sessions are scheduled at 9, 9:30, and 10 central time, and a Libby Deep Dive Session will begin at 10:30. More information and registration can be found online at https://chestercountylibrarytn.weebly.com/
Named one of Popular Mechanics’ 20 Best Apps of the Decade, Libby seamlessly connects first-time users and experienced readers with Chester County Library’s digital collection. This locally selected collection offers ebooks, audiobooks, and digital magazines, including bestsellers and new releases. Readers of all ages can select from virtually every subject ranging from mystery, romance, children’s, business and more.
Readers may browse Chester County Library’s digital collection, instantly borrow titles and start reading or listening for free with a valid library card. This service is compatible with all major computers and devices, iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets and Chromebook.
Through Libby, readers can also “send to Kindle” [US only]. All titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period and there are no late fees. Readers can also download titles onto Libby for offline use.
To get started enjoying ebooks, audiobooks and more, download Libby or visit https://reads.overdrive.com/.
About Chester County Library – The Chester County Public Library is a public institution providing services and resource information to meet the community residents; personal, educational, and professional needs. Special emphasis is placed on providing popular reading, listening, and viewing materials, and to stimulate young children’s interest and appreciation for reading and learning.
About OverDrive: OverDrive strives to create “a world enlightened by reading.” Serving a growing network of 64,000 libraries and schools in 84 countries, OverDrive delivers the industry’s largest digital catalog of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and other content through award-winning apps. The Libby reading app for libraries is one of Popular Mechanics’ 20 Best Apps of the Decade, while the student reading app Sora is one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2019. Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, Ohio USA and was named a Certified B Corp in 2017. www.overdrive.com