Reading on the go!

Are you driving to your vacation destination this year? Why not try an audiobook to keep you and the family occupied and entertained in the car? Did you know Harris County Public Library has thousands of audiobooks? You can borrow CD audiobooks at your local branch, or you can use the following apps. You can check them out for free instantly using just your smart device.


Libby is an app by OverDrive. You can begin using Libby by downloading the app from your preferred app store, then search for Harris County as your library. You will then be prompted to enter your Harris County Public Library card number. After that, you can begin to search, borrow, and enjoy audiobooks.

You will need to create an account online before using RBdigital. Go to and select the RBdigital logo. Select the “Register” link in the upper-right-hand corner of the screen. Fill in the information requested and enter a user name and password. Once you are registered online, you can download the app from your preferred app store, log in, and you can begin checking out materials on your smart device.

Don't forget to log your audiobooks for the Summer Reading Program, you will earn 10 points for 30 minutes of reading or listening to books.

Enjoy your vacation, and happy listening!