Overdrive & the Libby app
Cardholders at the Central Arkansas Library System may check out e-books and read them on your favorite mobile device or e-reader. Login using your library card number and PIN. You will also find audiobooks available for check out in Overdrive and the Libby app.
The Libby app for Overdrive
CALS recommends the Libby app for e-book and audiobook access through the Overdrive service. This new app provides a faster and more visually appealing way to browse, download, or stream all the same titles you’re accustomed to finding in Overdrive. You may continue to use the “classic” OverDrive app but please be aware that Overdrive now recommends using the Libby app.
- Go to Overdrive web site to find e-books and audiobooks – Overdrive
- Get the Libby app to download e-books and audiobooks – Apple – Android
- List of supported devices
- Desktops & Laptops Overdrive tutorial
- Libby App tutorial
- Overdrive App tutorial
Project Gutenberg Titles Now in Overdrive
Want to read even more e-books? CALS now offers access to over 15,000 public domain titles from Project Gutenberg, available through the CALS Downloadable Library. William Shakespeare, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, and Henry James are just a few of the authors you’ll find in this collection. All titles are in ePub format, and can be read in Adobe Digital Editions or transferred to your Nook, Kobo, or Sony Reader e-reader, just like the other e-book titles in the Downloadable Library.
You may download as many of the Project Gutenberg titles as you wish because they don’t count against your 10-checkout limit for other Downloadable Library titles. And once you’ve downloaded a Project Gutenberg title from the Downloadable Library, it’s yours to keep; the file never expires. Check it out today.