Digital magazines now available on Overdrive and the Libby App
Our digital magazine collection has moved to Overdrive and the Libby App. You will continue to be able to browse, borrow and enjoy the great digital magazines that you loved in the RBDigital app, now available in Libby app or the eMediaLibrary Overdrive website. https://emedialibrary.overdrive.com
For those who have not yet tried the Libby app, all you need to get started in Libby is your device, library card number, and PIN. The Libby app is easy to use and will guide you through the setup process and get you connected to the Carol Stream Public Library in just a few minutes. If you have questions, you can find in-app support, or visit the Help site (https://help.overdrive.com/en-us/home.htm).
You can search for magazine titles in the Search box, limit search results by the magazine format under Preferences or Advanced search, or browse by subject.
Wherever possible, OverDrive will supply up to 3 years of back issues for each magazine.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Will magazines count toward my Overdrive checkout limits?
No. Magazines will not count toward your ebook and audiobook checkout limits.
Is there a limit to the number of magazines I can borrow at one time?
No. There is no limit.
Will there be a borrowing period for magazines?
Yes. Options will include seven, 14, or 21 days.
Can I renew magazines?
Yes. You will have the option to renew a magazine within three days of the end of the borrowing period. You can borrow the magazine again at any time without waiting.
Will I be able to access magazine issues I previously borrowed via RBdigital?
Yes. If you previously borrowed ZINIO magazines from RBdigital, you will be able to access your historical magazine loans by either downloading the free ZINIO app or going to the Zinio wesite. From the ZINIO app or website, you can register a new ZINIO account using the same email address you used to access RBdigital. Once registered, your previously borrowed ZINIO magazine loans will be available in your account.
What other differences are there between the RBdigital and Libby Apps?
Summary of the differences that patrons will see:
- There is no text to speech functionality in Overdrive or Libby.
- Libby does not provide auto-checkout of magazine titles.
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