App You’ll Love: Libby by Overdrive
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If you read the previous blog called “Stop Hoarding: Books & Magazines,” then there is already a familiarity of how a book obsession can take over an apartment. After watching a few YouTube channels centered around popular book reviews, I discovered the app called “Libby” by Overdrive.
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Libby is a free app that allows access to ebooks and audio books simply by having a library card. Sound too good to be true? The Audible app through Amazon is $14.95/month. There is another app called Scribd, that is $8.99/month for unlimited audio and ebooks. As a millennial, extra income is hard to come by. Therefore, Libby is very appealing.
Step 1: Download the app
Step 2: Register your library card that will sync to your local library.
Step 3: Search for audio and ebooks.
Step 4: Download and enjoy.
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Is there a book you want to “borrow” but someone is reading or listening to it? There is an option to hold books and be on a virtual waiting list. An email notification will be sent when the book is available.
Since having Libby, I have listened to six audiobooks in a month. I have become a Libby addict! I love listening to audio books in the car on my way to work and during my lunch break. I even have my Assistant Manager hooked on the app!