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Boatwright Memorial Library

ELECTRONIC BOOKS: Overdrive: E-Books & E-Audiobooks

Ebooks and Eaudio Books on Overdrive





Install the Libby by Overdrive app from your device's app store.



Once Libby is installed, the app will prompt you to find and sign in with your library card. Select ‘Yes’.


It will then prompt you to look up the library you have an account with. Choose to look up the library by name or location. 

In that box, type “University of Richmond”. Once it appears, select the location by tapping on it. 




Once entered, you will now be prompted as to how you wish to sign in.

Select “Enter Library Account Details”. 


The next prompt will tell you that you’ll need to sign in elsewhere. Select Next.  This may give you a warning that Libby wants to use a different site to sign in. Press Continue



Finally, sign in with your NetID and Password. Press LOGIN once completed. 


If Libby is already installed and you have another library signed in, you’ll have to do a few different steps to add a new library. 

Step 1

On your Libby app, click in the top right corner where the libby icon is located. This opens the sidebar where you will see the library/libraries you are currently signed in. 



Step 2

Click on “Add a library”




Step 3

When prompted, enter “University of Richmond” in the search box. Once it appears, select the location by tapping on it. 



Step 4 

When prompted to sign in via a different website, follow the necessary prompts. 



Step 5

You can now sign in with your NetID and Password. Press LOGIN once completed. 


Libby in Kindle

Want to read your library books on your kindle? Here's how!

You can read most borrowed e-books with Kindle (available in the U.S. only). To send a book to Kindle and read it there:

  1. Go to Shelf > Loans.


2. Tap Read Books With...

3. Tap Kindle.

You’ll be taken to Amazon’s website to finish getting the book.

  • If you’re signed into your Amazon account, verify the “Deliver to:” device and tap Get Library Book.
  • If you’re not signed into your Amazon account, tap Get Library Book, and sign in.
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