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OverDrive eBooks: Using the Libby App

Using Libby to Locate and Borrow OverDrive Titles

Getting Started

Libby - Use this App for OverDrive

Beginning April 15, 2024, Android 7.1.1 will be the earliest supported Android OS for all OverDrive apps and websites. 

The free Libby app is the easiest way to get started with eBooks from the Denver Seminary Libraries. Download the app and sign into our library using your Denver Seminary credentials. Begin browsing our OverDrive digital collection.

Getting Started
  1. Install the Libby app from the app store on your Android, iOS, or Amazon Fire tablet.
  3. For computers go to
  4. In  Libby, follow the prompts to find Denver Seminary and sign in with your Denver Seminary credentials.
  5. Browse and borrow a title.
What You Will Need
  • Internet access
  • Smartphone, tablet, or eReader
  • Free Libby app, which can be downloaded from your device's app store
Borrowing Privileges
  • Titles are automatically returned at the end of the borrowing period.
  • Check out up to 10 titles at a time.
  • Borrow titles for up to 7 days.
  • Place a hold on 5 titles at a time.
Quick Tips
  • If a title is not available you can search for the title in the library catalog and see if it is available from other vendors.
  • You can also place a hold on the OverDrive copy. Then go to Shelf > Holds, tap the calendar icon and see your approximate wait time.
  • Contact the Electronic Resources Librarian if there are no additional copies and your need is urgent.
  • You can add additional library accounts by tapping the Libby icon on the top right corner, then tap Add a Library. You can search by name or zip code.

Help is available at

Introducing Libby

Library Assistance

Library Contact Form

Key Contacts

Circulation Desk

General Reference

Electronic Reference

Interlibrary Loan

Login and Password Instructions