Install & Configure

Quick and easy, you’ll be up and running in just a few minutes.

Step 1

Save this page to your browser favorites or bookmarks. We’ll come back and edit the address in just a moment.

Add bookmark

Step 2

Tap and hold this Libby search link, then tap Open in New Tab.

Open this Libby search link in your browser.

Next, search for your library system and tap the matching result to view its Libby page.

Finally, copy the URL for your library’s Libby page and paste it below.

Library search screen in Libby

Step 3

Tap the Copy bookmarklet button to copy the snippet below.

Next, open your favorites and edit the Check This Out bookmark you created in Step 1.

Finally, replace the URL with the snippet you just copied and save the bookmark.

Before continuing, head back to Step 2 and make sure your Libby library URL is correct.

Shortcut settings

Step 4

Let’s take your new bookmarklet for a spin!

Select one of the titles below, open your bookmarks, and tap Check This Out to search for that book in Libby.

  • The City We Became
  • Gideon the Ninth
  • Mexican Gothic
  • Ancillary Justice

And don’t forget, Check This Out works great with author names too!

  • N. K. Jemisin
  • Tamsyn Muir
  • Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  • Ann Leckie

Before continuing, head back to Step 2 and make sure your Libby library URL is correct.

Shortcut settings