Tazewell County Public Library


RBDigital Magazines is transitioning to Overdrive Magazines with the Libby App. There are over 3,000 popular magazines titles and up to three years of back issues. You can access these titles through the Library of Virginia’s Overdrive site. We also have an extensive ebook collection through Southwest Virginia Public Libraries.

These magazines are through the Library of Virginia and will require a few additional steps to access.

Add Library of Virginia Card to Libby App

Select the Libby logo in the top right corner of the Libby App.

Select “Add a Library.”

Type “Library of Virginia” into the Search Box. The Library of Virginia collection will immediately pop-up. Select “Library of Virginia.”

Add TCPL library card to Library of Virginia Collection

Select the Libby logo in the top right corner of the Libby App.

Select “See Library Cards.”

Select “Add a Card.”

Select “Choose a Location.” Choose “Tazewell County Public Library” from drop down.

Enter TCPL library barcode on back of library card. Starts with “22.”

You are now ready to borrow digital magazines.

Borrow Digital Magazines

You can borrow up to 5 digital magazines and ebooks & place 10 holds with the Library of Virginia card. In addition to digital magazines, you can also checkout a selection of ebooks and audiobooks.

Switch between your Library of Virginia card & Southwest Virginia Public Libraries by selecting the Libby logo in the top right corner.

Find Digital Magazines

Select “+ Preferences.”

Select “Any” next to Format.

Choose “Magazines” and select “Apply Preferences.”


Borrow Digital Magazines

Once you find a magazine, select “Borrow.”

Select the green button “Borrow.” At the top, you will see how long you can check out a magazine or efbook for. 21 days in this case.

Read magazines by selecting “Shelf” in the lower right hand corner.

How to Video on RBDigital transitioning to Libby Magazines

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