How to Download Libby, by OverDrive

By FPL_Staff

Ready to devour eBooks and eAudiobooks on your device? Let’s download the Libby app! You can download Libby from Apple’s App Store or the Google play Store. In this example, we will download Libby from the Apple App Store.

Step. 1: Open up your application store. Once open, select “Search” in the bottom right-hand corner. Type “Libby” in the search bar.

Step 2: Find the “Libby, by OverDrive” app icon. Select “Get” on the right-hand side of the Libby icon. You may have to sign in with your application store ID. Once Libby has downloaded, select “Open”.

Step. 3: Begin following the prompts within Libby. Select “Yes” if you have a library card. If you do not have a library card, please fill out a library card application at

Step 4: We need to tell Libby our library. Select “I’ll Search For A Library”.

Step 5: Begin typing “frisco public library” in the search bar. Frisco Public Library will pop up in the list of results. Select it.

Step 6: Now that we have chosen our library, we need to enter our library card details. Select “Enter Library Account Details”.

Step 7: Enter your library card number, which is on the back of your library card. It is the long string of numbers under the barcode. Enter this number with no spaces and then click “Next”.

Step 8: After inserting your library card number, you will need to type in the password associated with your library account. Then, click “Next”.

** If you’re not sure what the password for your library account is, you can receive a password reset email by entering your library card number here.

Step 9: You have now synced your library account with Libby and can select “Next”.

Step 10: You can now explore Libby with your library card! There are two options in the bottom bar of the application, “Library” and “Shelf”.

“Library” is where you can go to discover and checkout materials. “Shelf” is where you read/listen to your loaned materials, manage what you have checked out, look at your holds, and more.