Libby by OverDrive Replaces the OverDrive Legacy App Today.
The legacy OverDrive app permanently retired today, Monday, May 1, 2023. Taking over is OverDrive’s newer reading app, Libby! Libby launched in 2017 and is made by the same people, with the same goal of connecting you to your library and to your favorite eBooks, eMagazines, and eAudiobooks. If you haven’t already made the switch […]
Legacy Overdrive App Retires May 1, 2023
Hey OverDrive app users, changes are coming your way! The legacy OverDrive app will be permanently discontinued on May 1, 2023. You’ll need to switch to Libby, OverDrive’s newer reading app, soon. You can still use the legacy OverDrive app for now, but we recommend upgrading to Libby today. It’s easy to use and full […]
OverDrive App Retiring
Attention all OverDrive app users: this app is being retired by its creator, meaning it will no longer be updated or supported in the near future. All OverDrive app users should plan to switch to the Libby app by the end of 2022 to continue accessing free eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines with your East Central […]
Have You Met Libby?
Have you met Libby? Download this FREE app to get eBooks, eAudiobooks, and digital magazines on your phone or tablet 24/7! All you need is your ECRL library card number to get started. Libby even helps you avoid fines by automatically returning your digital books and magazines on their due date! Download the Libby app […]
World’s Largest Digital Book Club Incorporates Humor to Reduce Stress
East Central Regional Library is helping readers embrace humor to reduce stress together during the current Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club. From April 5-19, readers can learn stress-managing techniques from psychologist and stand-up comedian Brian King’s The Art of Taking It Easy eBook. Borrow the eBook without waiting by visiting https://ecrl.overdrive.com/ […]
Digital Magazines moving to Libby
East Central Regional Library’s digital magazines will be moving from RBdigital to the Libby app on Thursday, January 28, 2021. You will continue to be able to browse, borrow, and enjoy all the same great magazines you loved in the RBdigital app, now available in Libby from OverDrive. Getting Started with Libby East Central Regional […]
October is Dyslexia Awareness Month
Three million people are diagnosed with dyslexia each year. Dyslexia is the most common cause of reading, writing, and spelling difficulties, affecting up to 20% of the population. Standard typefaces are often difficult to read for people with dyslexia. The letters are hard to differentiate and words tend to jumble together. The dyslexic font, or […]
Get ready to go back to school!
As students everywhere get ready to go back to school, East Central Regional Library wants to remind you to pack your library card — a powerful way to promote academic success. With innovative programming, access to resources, and hands-on mentorship, the library has something to spark every student’s interest. September is Library Card Sign-Up Month; […]
Cowboy Pride: join the digital book club!
Inspired by Pride and Prejudice, author Lacy Williams has introduced a new dual love story with a Wild West twist. Voted on by librarians and library readers, Cowboy Pride, has been selected for the next Big Library Read. From July 9-23, East Central Regional Library readers will be able to borrow the eBook with no wait […]
Overdrive, East Central Regional Library’s primary provider of eBooks and eAudiobooks, has a new app called Libby! Meet Libby, a new app built with for readers to discover and enjoy eBooks and audiobooks from your library. Inspired by user and library feedback, Libby was designed to get people reading as quickly and seamlessly as possible. Based on […]