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Just want to give a shout out to public libraries. There's no way in hell I could buy or store all the books I read and listen to in a year.

BTW I'm sure all of you know this but freelibrary.org has downloadable ebooks and audiobooks.

@PurpleCar
The Overdrive app is super easy to use to get books. Also, you don't even need to go to the library to get a card number and start getting books right away.

@woolyrunnerlady They have us using the Libby app lately. Tried that one?

@PurpleCar
I have not. I find Overdrive easy enough to manage my holds/downloads that I haven't looked at others. I like how the audio doesn't crash my running apps, something I've had trouble with before with podcasts, Pandora and Spotify.

@woolyrunnerlady @PurpleCar I’m really enjoying Libby! Also always use my 4 borrows per month on Hoopla.

@PurpleCar @woolyrunnerlady I love Libby. So much better than Overdrive! Long overdue upgrade.

@PurpleCar I can’t describe how much I love my online library. It’s just a shame the app we’re forced to use for it is a piece of shit with the absolute worst “recommendations” section ever seen.

@MsPraxis Try Libby! It does everything I wanted Overdrive to do.

@susan I had a look at Libby when it first launched and it looked identical to the odious Overdrive. Should I check it again? The classification system is also a joke. I’ve been told Overdrive control this, not the libraries.

@MsPraxis I think the UI is better, and the audiobook player is great - that's really what did it for me, as I listen to a ton of them. However it's still using the Overdrive system, and I think their filtering algorithm is terrible.

@PurpleCar When I found this out a few years ago, it changed my life! Love the library!

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