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Digital Magazine Changes

The library's digital magazine catalog is moving to Overdrive!  You'll now see digital eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines all in the same place. 

Smartphone and tablet users, download the Libby app. The full Overdrive catalog can be viewed in a browser here.

If you need help getting started with Overdrive magazines, feel free to contact us.  

FAQ about Overdrive

How can I learn more about the Libby App?

Getting Started with the Libby App

Will BCPL still have the same selection of digital magazines?

Because Overdrive is acquiring RBdigital, the selection of magazines will remain very much the same.  Over 2500 unique magazines!

Will back issues be available?

Back issues of magazines should be available in Overdrive by late January.

What are its checkout periods? Can I renew?

You can select a 21 day, 14 day, or 7 day checkout.  Magazines can be renewed.  

FAQ for current RBdigital users

If you're used to accessing our magazines through RBdigital, here are some answers:

How long can I keep using RBdigital for magazines?

You will still be able to checkout titles through RBdigital until at least January 22. Eventually, the RBdigital app and RBdigital catalogs at all libraries will be completely retired. 

Will my checkout settings and wish lists from RBdigital carry over to Overdrive?

No, we do not anticipate that these will carry over.  

How can I acquire a history of my checkouts in RBdigital?

When logged into RBdigital, you can go to My Account > Profiles > Export My Transaction History.