Search the website Donate to the Library
 

Downloadable Audiobooks and eBooks from Overdrive

Go to the South Jersey Audiobook and eBook Download Center

You can borrow digital versions of the latest best sellers, magazines. book club favorites, award winning authors, language programs and more from Overdrive. Use the Libby app on your smartphone,tablet, or computer to browse, checkout, and read or listen, all in the same spot.  There is no need to return the audiobooks and eBooks. 

Install the Libby app: Apple App Store | Google Play | Visit libbyapp.com in your Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge browser.


Getting Started | Using the App: Finding and Checking Out Titles , Getting Around, Your Loans | Extras :Universal Class, Artistworks, Kanopy

Getting Started

When you download the Libby app to your device or open it on your computer, you will be taken through a series of steps to help you easily set up your account.

You'll be asked if you have a library card.  Tap or click on the Yes button.  (If you don't have a library card yet, apply here.)

Libby will ask if you have a library card

On the next page choose "Search for a Library."

Choose Search for a Library

Type "Camden County" into the search box.  The first result will be the South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative.  This is the group of libraries that we belong to that share the Overdrive collection. 

You'll be asked to sign in.

Sign into your account

Enter your library card number.  Then enter your PIN.

You will then be signed in and will be able to check out items from Libby.

You will then be able to check out items in Libby.

You can choose if you want to read with Kindle.

Do you want to use a Kindle?

 

Now you're ready to search the collection.  You will not need to complete these steps again.  

Using the App

Finding Titles and Checking Out

You can browse the collection, do a search, or use a curated guide.  In addition to eBooks and audiobooks, we now offer a large magazine collection as well.  To see only titles you can check out right away, tap or click on the "available now" button at the top of the page. 

South Jersey Audiobook and eBook Download Center

For magazines you can choose which issue you want to check out as well.

Borrow a particular issue

Once you find a title you want to check out, tap or click on the Borrow button underneath the book jacket.

National Geographic Magazine with Borrow button underneath

Depending on your device you will either choose "Open Book" or "Read With..."

Open Book

You can choose to continue with Libby or use Kindle for eBooks.  Some devices (like the Kobo) can be used by downloading an epub version and using Adobe Digital Editions to transfer the book to your device.

Read With Libby, Kindle or Adobe Digital Editions

Getting Around

At the bottom of each page in the app you will see several icons.

Icons at bottom of app

  • Tap search to search for titles.
  • Tap Library to open the library collection you were most recently browsing.
  • Tap shelf to see your loans, holds, and tags for all your libraries.
  • Tap timeline to see your timeline.

Your Loans

Your loans, holds, and tags are together on your "Shelf."  Tap on the books icon at the bottom of the page to see what you have checked out, your holds, and anything you've tagged.  If you click the "Manage Loan" link on something you have checked out you can return it early or renew it after it's been checked out for ten days.

The Libby Shelf

Extras

Three products that the library offers are now available through the Libby app. 

Extras: Kanopy, Universal Class, Artistworks

Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema

Universal Class offers unlimited access to over 500 online courses.  Choose from a diverse range of subjects including  computer training,  resume writing, home and garden, health and medicine, hobbies, self-help  and more.  You can earn continuing education credits using this service.

Artistworks offers video music lessons for a number of musical styles and instruments, including voice.