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RBDigital Magazines Move to OverDrive/Libby Feb 22

Magazines have a new home as of Feb 22
RBDigital Magazines Move to OverDrive/Libby Feb 22

NOTE: The date changed from the initially published date of February 3.

Continue to browse, borrow, and enjoy all the same great magazines you loved in the RBdigital app, now available in Libby from OverDrive.

Magazines will be available in the RBDigital app until the end of March 2021. From February 22 until the end of March, magazines will be available in both apps. 


Do Magazines Download to My Device Like Books?

Yes. Magazines you borrow on a mobile device (smartphone or tablet) will download for offline viewing. If you view magazines on a laptop/desktop, you will need an active internet connection.

What happens to my currently borrowed magazines?

Any magazines currently checked out in the RBdigital app will be available through the remainder of the lending period. You can finish reading without disruption or risk of losing your place, using the RBdigital app until the end of March.

What about my holds, wish list, and past checkouts?

These will not be moved. You can place holds on titles again in OverDrive/Libby, and recreate your wish list using tags in Libby or selecting the ribbon icon in OverDrive. If you want a record of your RBdigital checkouts, you can export your Transaction History from the Profiles section of the RBdigital app.

  1. Go to the RBdigital website.
  2. Click the menu on the upper left-hand corner
  3. Click on “My Account”
  4. Click on “Profiles”
  5. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select the link “Export My Transaction History.” This will enable you to download an Excel spreadsheet of all your checkouts, holds, as well as items you’ve placed on your wish list from the date you first established an account.

What’s next?

If you are new to OverDrive, download the Libby app to enjoy thousands of free eBooks and audiobooks. Browse, borrow, place holds, read, and listen within the app. Check out the Library’s eBooks page as well as this Libby Help page created by OverDrive. Our Online Library is available to you 24/7 without needing to leave your home.

Still have questions?

Check out this expanded FAQ list created by OverDrive for more information about the transition


ReOpening Status: Phase 2

- Open to the public, Come Inside!
- Computer use for 1 hour daily
- No overdue fines through 3/31/2021

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Phased ReOpening Plan
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Location & Hours

Main Branch
Hastings Public Library
227 E. State St., Hastings, MI 49058

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Phone: 269-945-4263
Fax: 269-948-3874

The Library is OPEN! Drive-thru is also still available.

Library & Drive-thru Hours (effective February 1, 2021):

- Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 10am - 6pm
- Wednesday, Thursday: 10am - 7pm
- Saturday: 10am - 2pm

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