Read and listen to books in English with the Libby app
You can download ebooks in English to Android, iPad, iPhone and Windows 10 by using the Libby app. You need a library card, which you can get from one of the 25 public libraries in Gothenburg. The library card is free, and so are all the libraries’ services.
It´s easy to get started and there are a lot of books to choose from. Download the app from App Store/Google Play, log in using your library card number and pin code and start reading! If you want further instructions on using Libby you can find them at goteborg.se.
We have a few summer reading tips for you!
Listen to Agatha Christie’s classics in the hammock! Beautiful BBC Radio 4 dramatizations called Miss Marple´s final cases. Only available as audiobook in Libby.
The dry by Jane Harper. A detective story taking place during a drought in Australia in the mid 2000s. During this period, many farmers lose their income and inheritance. The animals starve, the crops dry and the suicide rate increases.
The Lady in the Lake by Raymond Chandler and the collection of Dashiell Hammets shorts stories, Vintage Hammet, are two examples of classic american 30s noir when it’s at its best.
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders, a fiction literary book, which has been awarded the Man Booker Prize 2018. Also availabe as audiobook in Libby.
The Stars Are Legion, a science fiction book by Hugo Award winner Kameron Hurley. Only available as audiobook in Libby.
This is only a few of all the books available in Libby, download the app and explore for yourself!