RBdigital magazines have moved to OverDrive and the Libby app!
Same great content: just a new app to enjoy them! Access to digital magazine titles in the RBdigital app ended on March 31, 2021. Magazines that you have previously enjoyed in RBdigital, such as The Food Network, HGTV Magazine, Cook's Illustrated, The New Yorker, and many more, are now available in OverDrive and the Libby app. When possible, three years of back issues of magazines will also be made available. Please note that the best reading experience will be using the Libby app.
Get the Libby app today: Download from Apple App Store | Download from Google Play!---Or, use Libby in your web browser at libbyapp.com.
What is Libby?
Libby is a free, award-winning app where you can borrow and enjoy digital content from the Hooksett Library. Learn more about Libby.
How do I use Libby?
Libby will guide you through the setup process and get you connected to the Hooksett Library in just a few minutes. All you need is your library card. For more help, visit Libby Help.
How do I find magazines in Libby?
Visit this link to find out how to search for and browse all of the magazines available in the Libby app. You can also view magazine titles in your browser by following this link.
How many magazines can I borrow in Libby?
In Libby, you can access over 3,000 digital magazines with a rolling 3 years of back issues (where available). There are no magazine checkout limits, so you can borrow as many as you like.
How long can I keep magazines borrowed through Libby?
Borrowed magazines do not expire, nor are they subject to the same borrowing limits that apply to digital books.
Can I keep borrowing magazines in RBdigital?
Magazines will no longer be available to borrow in RBdigital on March 31, 2021. We recommend that you start borrowing magazines and/or comics in Libby now, so you're ready for the switch.
Why might I lose access to magazines in RBdigital on or before March 31?
As a result of OverDrive's acquisition of RBdigital Media, RBdigital magazines have migrated over to OverDrive's digital collections.
Can I still access old issues of magazines that I borrowed through RBdigital?
Yes, you can access any magazine issues you borrowed through RBdigital by visiting the ZINIO app or website and registering a new ZINIO account using the same email address you used with RBdigital.
What if I can't use Libby?
If you aren't able to use Libby or libbyapp.com, you can use the original OverDrive app or your library's OverDrive website to borrow digital titles from the Hooksett Library instead. These alternatives have the same ebooks and audiobooks as Libby, but offer slightly different features and device compatibility.