eBooks and eAudiobooks

You can use your library card to download eBooks and eAudiobooks. 

If you have a tablet or smartphone download the Libby App from the App Store or Play Store. 

You can borrow up to eight titles at a time for a maximum of three weeks; titles can be borrowed again if nobody else is waiting for them. They'll automatically be returned to us at the end of the loan period.

How to sign up

  • You'll need your library card and PIN. If you're not a member, you'll need to join a library. If you need a PIN you can email us
  • Visit your App store and search for Libby and download the app to use with your tablet or smartphone. 
  • Find Plymouth Library Services (UK) in the list of libraries
  • Enter your library card number and PIN when prompted
  • Select Library to start browsing and downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks

If you wish to read eBooks through your laptop or PC browser click here:

Download an eBook or eAudiobook

Getting started and troubleshooting guides are available on the Overdrive website or email library@plymouth.gov.uk for more information and help.