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Accessing Overdrive/Libby | eLibrary | Birmingham City Council

Accessing Overdrive/Libby

You need to register online with the library or have a valid Library membership. If you have outstanding books, fines or charges on your account this will restrict your access to the eLibrary until they have been cleared. If your card has expired or there is a query with your account then please email enquiries@libraryofbirmingham.com.

We ask that you live in the West Midlands County i.e.Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull and Walsall. Please email enquiries@libraryofbirmingham.com with your library card number and we will set up your account for you.

Accessing via the App

Accessing via the library catalogue

If you try to download an item directly from the catalogue and you do not have an account, or there is an issue with your card then you will be asked to create an account. If you do not have an email address as part of your library account, then you will get an error message. If you wish to download items from the Library catalogue you will need to add an email address to your library account.

Please email enquiries@libraryofbirmingham.com for more information.