New magazines now available for free download!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Over 3,000 Popular Magazines Now Available for Download through the Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library

Readers can enjoy US Weekly, National Geographic, Woman’s Day and more through the Libby reading app

STEGER, Illinois – January 29, 2021 – The Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library is pleased to announce that over 3,000 popular magazines are now available to download and read on any device 24/7. For the first time, users with a library card can read digital magazines alongside ebooks and audiobooks on Libby, the award-winning one-tap reading app from OverDrive, or by visiting the library website. Top titles include Newsweek, Good Housekeeping, Vanity Fair, and many other popular publications.

Digital magazines have no wait lists or holds, do not count towards checkout limits and provide readers the option to renew their selections. Patrons can also download magazines to Libby for offline use. Readers can browse lists of magazines within the app and search by format to find available titles.

Named one of PCMag’s Best Free Software of 2019 and one of Popular Mechanics’ 20 Best Apps of the Decade, Libby seamlessly connects first-time users and experienced readers with the popular digital collections of libraries. These tailored collections offer ebooks, audiobooks and magazines including bestsellers and new releases in a variety of topics. Readers of all ages can select from virtually every subject ranging from mystery, romance, children’s, business and more.

Readers may browse the library’s digital collection, instantly borrow titles and start reading or listening for free with a valid library card. This service is compatible with all major computers and devices, iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phones and tablets and Chromebook™. Through Libby, readers can also send to Kindle®. All titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period and there are no late fees. Readers can also download titles onto Libby for offline use.

To get started enjoying magazines, ebooks and audiobooks, download Libby or visit http://www.sschlibrary.org.

About Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library
The Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library serves the communities of Steger, South Chicago Heights, and a portion of Sauk Village.

About OverDrive
OverDrive is the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools worldwide. The company strives to create “a world enlightened by reading” by delivering the industry’s largest catalog of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and other digital media to a growing network of 50,000 libraries and schools in 78 countries. OverDrive’s popular reading apps provide best-in-class user experience and tools for staff management: the Libby app for libraries is one of PCMag’s Best Free Software of 2019 and Popular Mechanics’ 20 Best Apps of the 2010s, while the student reading app Sora is one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2019. Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, Ohio USA and was named a Certified B Corp in 2017. OverDrive was acquired by funds affiliated with global investment firm KKR in 2020. http://www.overdrive.com

Media Contact:
Jennifer Cutshall
Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library
jenny@sschlibrary.org

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