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Library Digital Offerings

The San Antonio Public Library's guide to Libby, Kanopy, digital magazines, and more!

Audiobooks, eBooks, and more

Database Digital Magazines

Digital Resources for Continuing Education

Learn to fix it yourself, gain or sharpen skills, and/or acquire knowledge with your library card.

Digital Newspapers

Your library card is your pass to access reliable news information sources without charge.

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OverDrive is the name of the company that provides SAPL with a digital reading platform. With the OverDrive service, SAPL users have access toenjoy ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and other streaming media. OverDrive offers the following options for enjoying SAPL's digital collection:

OverDrive App

The OverDrive app is the legacy app for Android, iOS, Windows 8/10, and for Windows and Mac desktops (audiobooks only). It will be discontinued in early 2023.

Libby Mobile App

Available on Android and iOS devices, this is the newer flagship app from OverDrive. Users can search for SAPL in Libby and get started today.

OverDrive Website (SAPL)

Each library has their own unique website with .overdrive.com in the URL. SAPL's OverDrive website (sanantonio.overdrive.com) is best enjoyed on a desktop or laptop computer. It has a different look and feel than Libby.

Libby Browser Experience

Users can enjoy many of the same features of the Libby mobile app in a web browser at libbyapp.com.

Extras by OverDrive


 

Kanopy is OverDrive's streaming home for essential films, documentaries, and kids content. Kanopy is available as an app, via the website, and within Extras in the Libby App.

Universal Class offers hundreds of lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). Thanks to the partnership between OverDrive and Universal Class, Universal Class is available in Extras on Libbyapp.com or within the Libby App.