Keyboard shortcuts for the ebook reader and audiobook player

The shortcut lists below show the basics of navigating Libby's ebook reader and audiobook player with a keyboard.

To see more keyboard shortcuts, open the ebook reader or audiobook player and press Shift + /.

In the ebook reader

  • Page forward: Right arrow or Space bar
  • Page backward: Left arrow
  • Open navigation and show the timeline: Up arrow
  • Close navigation and hide the timeline: Down arrow
  • Navigate between menu and timeline options: Tab
  • Select a menu or timeline option: Enter
  • Dismiss: Esc
  • Enter zoom mode: Shift + Z
    Note: Only available for certain titles, like magazines, read-alongs, picture books, and graphic novels.
    • Zoom in: +
    • Zoom out: -
    • Move around the page: Arrow keys

In the audiobook player

  • Start/stop playback: Space bar
  • Skip 15 seconds forward: Right arrow
  • Skip 15 seconds backward: Left arrow
  • Jump 60 seconds forward: Page down
  • Jump 60 seconds backward: Page up
  • Navigate between menu and timeline options: Tab
  • Select a menu or timeline option: Enter