21 May, 2024

Something About Libby: Audiobook Speed

Have you tried audiobooks? Not sure they’re your ~speed~? We have a tip for you! When you’re using the Libby app, which is available for you with your Plano Public Library card, you have access to thousands of audiobooks. Browse the collection, borrow and you’re reading in minutes! When you listen to an audiobook on […]

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Something About Libby: Recently Added

We’re constantly adding new books and magazines to the digital library collection on Libby. Have you checked the recent additions? We have a section for Just Added, making it easy to see the latest reads. Be sure to check the filter options to include or exclude formats, in case you’re only interested in magazines, eBooks […]

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Something About Libby: Cookbooks

While flipping through a printed cookbook is enjoyable, sometimes you need quick access with an ebook! With your Plano Public Library card you can access thousands of ebooks, audiobooks and magazines on the Libby app. Keep reading for a breakdown of the cookbooks we have recently added to the collection.

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Something About Libby: New Readers

Whether your child is just starting to read or you are working on your English-language skills, Plano Public Library has eBooks for you. With your Plano Public Library card, you have access to Libby, an app that has our collection of eBooks, audiobooks and digital magazines. You can search for a book, download it to […]

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Something About Libby: Award-Winning Titles

The Texas Library Association (TLA) expertly curates reading lists and programs for ages 2 – 102 – from fiction, nonfiction, and graphic novels, to picture books, bilingual and multicultural lists. Through the Libby app, available with your Plano Public Library card, you can access eBooks and eAudiobooks from these lists: 2022 Texas 2×2 Titles for […]

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Something About Libby: Accessibility Features

OverDrive has been making big changes in their move to the Libby app, and Accessibility has been a big focus of that, as evidenced by these changes made in January. One of the big changes Libby has made to improve accessibility is the introduction of full-screen menus. Rather than opening from the side, in-app menus […]

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Something About Libby: Language Options

Evaluating community wants and needs is part of the process of selecting materials for the library collection, including looking at what languages our community reads. We have physical collections of books and media in Chinese and Spanish, as well as Arabic, French, Hindi, Russian, Urdu and more. Within the Libby app, where you can access […]

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