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Load your Libby with books for the holiday break


Nov 15, 2023

‘Tis the season for reading! With Thanksgiving around the corner, you’re probably looking forward to some extra time off to relax—and read. 

It’s reading season! Get cozy under the covers with the latest from Colleen Hoover or take a time-out from family and dive into BookTok sensation, Iron Flame. Run and read? Sure! Turkey Day 5k runners will be grateful for a self-improvement audiobook to power you through the last mile. And if you’re planning to travel over the river and through the woods to grandma’s house, a family friendly audiobook is a great way to keep the peace in the backseat. Stuck at the airport? Save your money for snacks and flip through your favorite magazine for free. Or, if work’s still on your brain, load up with career books that can help you get ahead or learn new skills.

Read your favorite books for free

Whatever you choose, make finding and reading new books easier with the best kept secret among book lovers—the Libby app from your library. It’s free, and all you need is your library card to start enjoying bestselling books anytime, anywhere. 

Download Libby to access your library’s digital collection and see what’s available in your area. 

Find a book you love ❤️

While you load your Thanksgiving plate, take a few minutes to also Load your Libby on your phone, tablet or e-reader with new ebooks and audiobooks to enjoy all season long. 

There’s so much to sample—find your favorite authors, tropes, genres, series and more to borrow and read from your library. Check out these recommended collections to make the most of the best season of reading: 

New York Times bestsellers

New York Times bestsellers

Audiobooks under 3 hours

Audiobooks under 3 hours

New releases

New releases

Always available, no waiting

Always available, no waiting

Download the Libby app from your library and load up now on all the best books for holiday reading. 

*Title availability may vary by region.


About the Author

Annie Suhy has been working in the book industry since 2006. When she’s not working, practicing yoga, or petting cats, she’s doing paint-by-numbers and buying more plants. An avid poetry fan, her favorite collection is "The Splinter Factory" by Jeffrey McDaniel.


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