Libby by OverDrive

Libby by OverDrive

Access eBooks and Audiobooks through Libby

Libby Extras

Log into your Libby account at to access Libby extras.

The Digital Collection is always open! Borrow popular ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and streaming video from Minuteman’s shared collection. Read or listen on a mobile device with the Libby App from OverDrive.

Also, access Libby Extras which include the Great Courses Library CollectionIndieflix, and Qello Concerts by logging into your Libby account. Once you have logged into your Libby account on the Libby App or at, click on the  Library icon and scroll down to the section titled, “EXTRAS.” Remember, you must be signed in to your Libby account to view the “EXTRAS” section.

You can use your Minuteman Library Network card to borrow titles from these participating Massachusetts Library Networks in Libby.

Be sure to register as a “Minuteman” patron with your Minuteman/Medford Public Library card on these other Massachusetts Library Networks or your library card will not be recognized by the other networks.

The OverDrive App has been discontinued.

What about the Minuteman OverDrive pages which patrons currently access through the MLN website (via “Digital Collection) or the online catalog?

The website interface of is different from the classic OverDrive mobile app. Only the app is being “sunsetted” (discontinued). OverDrive will no longer offer the OverDrive app or support the OverDrive app after January or February 2022.
OverDrive access via the Minuteman Encore catalog will continue. Patrons will still be able to discover and borrow OverDrive content through the catalog and view their loans under the My eLibrary tab in MyAccount. Of note, some functionality, including the returning of OverDrive content, is not available through the My eLibrary tab in MyAccount and can only be performed at,, or the Libby App (and, until February 2022, the OverDrive App).
If the OverDrive App is going away, will the company name (OverDrive) change?
There has been no indication anywhere of any plans to change the name, OverDrive.

Libby no longer works on iOS 9 and older iOS versions.

Patrons with older Apple devices may be unable to use the Libby App or website due to a recent change in iOS web certificate support. As of Sept 30, 2021, there are no longer any security certificates available for iOS 9 and older. As a result, Libby no longer works on iOS 9 and older iOS versions.
To access Libby, patrons need to upgrade their Apple devices to iOS 10 or newer. Unfortunately, if the Apple device is not eligible to upgrade beyond iOS 9, the patron will not be able to use Libby on that device. This is true for the web browser version of Libby as well as the app.
Patrons who encounter issues or security warnings while trying to use Libby on older Apple devices should upgrade their iOS. The change is due to Apple’s policy so OverDrive cannot take any further actions.
Note for patrons who are using the legacy OverDrive for Mac desktop app [the only way to transfer OverDrive audiobooks to iPods] need to stay on version iOS 10 – – the legacy OverDrive for Mac desktop app is only supported on macOS versions 10.12.1 through 10.14.