Message From the Director: Access Your Favorite Magazines Digitally with Overdrive / Libby

Amy Director

Do you enjoy reading magazines digitally either on the go or at home from your mobile device? You may have previously enjoyed reading magazines through the platform RB Digital, however, the digital magazines that you love will now be moving over to Overdrive.  

Overdrive is the same platform the Livingston Public Library and BCCLS consortium use for ebooks and audiobooks. This means that you can browse, download, and read digital magazines, books, and audiobooks all from the same platform.  You can access Overdrive through the browser, here, or you can download the Overdrive app called “Libby,” from the Google Play or Apple store.  

Reading digital magazines has never been easier and you have a catalog of over 3,000 titles to choose from! Magazine borrows are simultaneous and there will never be a wait time for a specific title or issue. 

Here are some top titles that you can look forward to reading through Overdrive: 

  • US Weekly
  • National Geographic
  • Sports Illustrated
  • Vanity Fair
  • Rolling Stone


Happy borrowing!    
Amy, Director

Learn Something New with Kanopy

Are you looking to learn something new in 2021? You may have recently heard that the Livingston Public Library offers you access to Kanopy, an online platform that allows to stream thousands of movies with your Livingston Library card. But did you know that Kanopy can also help you reach your 2021 goal of expanding your knowledge?

In addition to films, Kanopy also offers Livingston cardholders access to The Great Courses. You can download one course per month and listen to it either through the browser or through the Kanopy app, and there are so many courses to choose from!

To get started, navigate to the Library’s website www.livingstonlibrary.org. Then click on Collections – A-Z Resources – and scroll down to The Great Courses.

What are you excited to learn this year?

-Jessica, Adult Services & Acquisitions Librarian