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Coming at the end of January 2021, digital magazines will be available through OverDrive and Libby.

You can choose from thousands of eBooks and audiobooks with this digital media platform.

Good to Know

  • Checkout and hold limit has been increased to 20 items at this time.
  • There are never any fines and items return automatically. DUE TO HIGH DEMAND AT THIS TIME, we encourage you to return your items within 7 days.
  • Items can be renewed or requested again 3 days before the due date.
  • You will be notified by email or through the app when your holds are ready. You have 3 days to check out the item or decide to have it delivered later.
  • DUE TO HIGH DEMAND AT THIS TIME, we encourage you to change your default loan period to 7 days either through the app or going in to My Account on

Getting Started

To get started, you will need to have the following:

  • Your Library Card number and PIN.
  • An internet connection.
  • A compatible device. Please note that Kindle eReaders are NOT compatible with Canadian Library eBooks.

You can download or stream onto a computer, download to a Kobo eReader or use one of the available apps including Overdrive or Libby.

Learn how to set up OverDrive for Kobo eReaders that have OverDrive integrated.

Learn how to set up OverDrive by transferring books using Adobe Digital Editions including for older model eReaders (Kobo Touch / Glo / Mini / Sony). Please note: Adobe is no longer supporting Digital Editions. This limits our ability to help you download and transfer using Adobe Digital Editions. We have troubleshooting suggestions listed here.

try the libby app. the one-tap reading app from your local library.

Download the App

Enjoying eBooks and audiobooks from OverDrive on your tablet, smartphone and computer is easy with the Libby app for Apple iOS 9.0 or later, Android 5.0 and up, and Windows 10. If your device isn't compatible with Libby, you may still be able to access OverDrive eBooks and audiobooks with the original OverDrive app.

Need Help?

For more help, please visit the OverDrive help page or the Libby help page.

Privacy and Terms of Use

OverDrive is a commercial service whose policies concerning privacy and user information differ from that of the London Public Library. For more information, please read OverDrive’s Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions of Use.