Lynchburg Public Library

Reading

E-books and audiobooks


With hoopla, you can instantly borrow e-books, audiobooks, movies, and more, 24/7 with your library card. Enjoy on your computer, tablet, phone, or smart TV!



Download fiction, nonfiction and children’s books through OverDrive, and enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone. Use the Libby by OverDrive app for step-by-step instructions.

OverDrive is about to get even better! See the RBdigital note below.



Download e-books, audiobooks, and magazines with RBdigital, to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone.

OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, recently acquired RBdigital. What does this mean for you? Starting at 8:00 AM on December 2, RBdigital will not be available–BUT you will be able to browse, borrow, and enjoy both OverDrive and former RBdigital materials through OverDrive!
(It will take up to 24 hours for all content previously available you in RBdigital to show up in OverDrive.)

If you are an RBdigital user already, your account will be migrated to OverDrive.

 

Magazines and newspapers


Read the latest issue of your favorite magazine on your computer, tablet, or phone.

OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools, recently acquired RBdigital. What does this mean for you? Starting at 8:00 AM on December 2, RBdigital will not be available–BUT you will be able to browse, borrow, and enjoy both OverDrive and former RBdigital materials through OverDrive!
(It will take up to 24 hours for all content previously available to you in RBdigital to show up in OverDrive.)

If you are an RBdigital user already, your account will be migrated to OverDrive.



Read the current News & Advance paper, or any article from the past eight years.



Explore hundreds of topics in thousands of magazines, encyclopedias, videos and more. Search by topic or title.



Browse a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources via Access World News, covering a wide array of topics and issues.



America’s News provides access to 3,500+ sources across all 50 states, including 70+ titles from the state of Virginia alone–such as The Nelson Times, The Roanoke Times, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Martinsville Bulletin, Danville Register & Bee, The News-Gazette, The News Virginian, The Daily Progress and The Virginian-Pilot among others. This collection also includes 175+ current full-color image edition titles.

 

Get help


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Find Hoopla, OverDrive, and Libby by OverDrive in the App Store. For more assistance, please visit the following help pages or call the Adult Services reference desk at (434) 455-6310 to set up a one-on-one tutorial.

Hoopla’s FAQ

OverDrive’s Getting Started

Libby Help Page

RBdigital Support Desk

  • Lynchburg Public Library
    2315 Memorial Ave
    Lynchburg VA 24501
    (434) 455-6300

  • Downtown Branch and Public Law Library
    900 Church St
    Lynchburg VA 24504
    (434) 455-3820

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