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eLibrary Announcement: RBdigital eAudiobooks are Moving to OverDrive!

by Stacy Tomaszewski on 2020-08-18T13:22:50-07:00 in eBooks & eAudiobooks | Comments

RBdigital will soon be available in the Libby app!

Save the date!

Alameda County Library will be moving our digital audiobooks from RBdigital to OverDrive collection on August 24-25, 2020. You will continue to be able to browse, borrow, and enjoy all the same great eAudiobooks you loved in the RBdigital app—now they'll be available in the Libby app.

If you have already been enjoying the Libby app, there will be no change, other than you may notice even more great titles available for you to borrow.

Transition from RBdigital

If you currently have a book checked out in the RBdigital app, it will be available through the remainder of the lending period, so you can finish your title without disruption or risk of losing your place in the book. Holds will not be moved, but you may export your Transaction History from the Profiles section of the RBdigital app. You can place holds on those titles again in Libby.

For the time being, you can continue to use the RBdigital app to access eMagazines, Acorn TV, and The Great Courses.

Getting Started with OverDrive/Libby

LIbby 1 2 3Our library is proud to continue to offer you a wide selection of digital titles for you to access anytime, anywhere through Libby, the one-tap reading app.

For those who have not yet tried the Libby app, all you need to get started is your library card number and PIN. The Libby app is easy to use and will guide you through the setup process and get you connected to our library in just a few minutes. Check out our Quick Start Guide for step-by-step instructions for setting up Libby.

 

New to eBooks and eAudiobooks?

In just a few taps, you can start reading or listening instantly on your phone or tablet. The digital library is available 24/7 without leaving home and is free from our library. Choose from bestsellers, fiction, nonfiction, books for kids, and more. Download the Libby app to get started.

Got questions? We've got answers!

Feel free to contact us. We'll happily answer any questions you have. You can also check out our help section in the eLibrary sidebar. Look there for tutorials, helpful tips, news, and more.

We'd love to hear from you!

Let us know what you think about this and other eResources. You can send comments to our eResources email form or contact us on social media.


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