Libby, by OverDrive

Search our e-books and e-audiobooks »

Did you know we have thousands of ebooks and audiobooks?

You can borrow them, instantly, for free, using just the device in your hand.

Get the app for your phone or tablet!

Get it on Google Play Get it from Microsoft for Windows 10 plus Get if from the Amazon AppStore

*Amazon App Store link is for the OverDrive Media Console app, not Libby


Have a Kindle Paperwhite or other device not listed above?

You can checkout and send Kindle Books to your Kindle ereader from our OverDrive website or the Libby app. There are also OverDrive Apps available for Windows devices (7, 8, and 10), Mac, and Chromebook.


Help Getting Started!

With an iOS device (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch) »

With an Android device »

With a Kindle »

With a Kindle Fire »

With Nook Tablets »

With Nook, Kobo, Sony e-ink readers [NOT KINDLE] »

With Windows Phone »

With Windows »

With Windows 8, RT, and 10 »

With Mac »

Borrowing Policies:

  • You must be a resident of Des Moines or rural Polk County to use DMPL e-books and e-audiobooks.
  • Up to eight items (combination of e-books and e-audiobooks) can be checked out at a time.
  • Items check out for three weeks.
  • Reserves can be placed on up to eight items.
  • You have three days to checkout an on-hold item once it becomes available.