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OverDrive / Libby: Home


OverDrive lets you check out and download e-books and audiobooks on your computer, through the new Libby app or the original OverDrive app.

  • Check out up to 3 titles at a time
  • 14 day loan period
  • Place up to 3 holds on titles that are currently checked out

Our OverDrive collection currently consists of academic and trade ebooks that we cannot source from our normal suppliers.

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Overdrive and Libby are both available on mobile. Find them in your app store, or click below.



 •   Apple App Store   •   Google Play Store   •   Amazon App Store  •

Libby App

 •   Apple App Store   •   Google Play Store   •  

Public Libraries

Accessing ebooks from Public Libraries

If you are registered with a public library you will be able to access their collections of ebooks and audiobooks using either OverDrive or BorrowBox. Google your library (eg Southampton City Libraries  or Hampshire Library Service) to find out more.

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