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eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines

Explore our Digital Library - free with your library membership

 

 

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eBooks & eAudiobooks with BorrowBox

Why not try listening to your library book with one of our wide range of free eAudiobooks? Listen at home or while you’re out and about.

Why not carry an eBook in your pocket, ready to read whenever you have a spare moment? Very useful when stuck in a queue or travelling light.

We highlight new themes and the latest books as well as a selection of the best titles without any queues.

eBooks and eAudiobooks are becoming more and more popular – your library card gives you access to a great free range of titles.

 

Getting started

Download the BorrowBox app from your usual app store, or using the links at the bottom of the BorrowBox website

Or listen to eAudiobooks via the BorrowBox website

For users of eReaders, download eBooks via the BorrowBox website and transfer files using Adobe Digital Editions software.

You can also search, borrow and reserve eBooks or eAudiobooks via the library catalogue.

To use any of these options, have your library card and pin number ready.

 

A frequently asked questions document is available that provides more details about using Borrowbox.

A guide to searching and browsing Borrowbox is available to assist with finding your preferred titles.

For eReader users, additional information is available via the following:

Discover the BorrowBox accessibility options including text and display settings.

Plus Voice Over and Talkback settings to navigate BorrowBox and/or listen to eBooks.

 

BorrowBox App

  • Go to ‘My Loans’, then tap on the Account logo (to-right of the screen).
  • Scroll down to ‘BorrowBox Tips’ to see if this answers your question.
  • If there is still a problem, tap on ‘Send Feedback’. This opens a draft email that includes relevant contact and technical details. Just add details of your query before sending.

 

BorrowBox Website

  • Log onto the website, then select ‘Help’ from the dropdown menu at the top of the screen
  • If this doesn't answer your questions, scroll down to ‘Who can I contact to get help’

 

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eMagazines with Libby from Overdrive

Libby from Overdrive offers a wide range of digital magazines with great ways to search and explore new titles.  Magazine titles include popular publications including BBC Good Food, National Geographic and New Scientist, lifestyle magazines, TV guides and many more.

 

Getting started

Download the Libby App

Or read eMagazines via your computer or smart device using the Overdrive Website 

You could also search for eMagazines via the Library Catalogue

To use any of these options, please have your library card and pin number ready.

 

For users of Amazon Fire tablets, Libby is not yet available via the Amazon app store, and although the Overdrive app is ceasing for other users, this will continue to be available for Amazon Fire tablets. Download Libby to Amazon Fire tablets.

For older devices, please use the Overdrive Website.

 

Discover Libby eMagazine functions and accessibility options. 

 

 

You will need your Library Card and Pin Number  

If you are not yet a member of the library, you can join the library online, or pop in to your local library.

If you have forgotten your pin and have an email address registered on your account you can reset your pin online.

If you have forgotten your library PIN and do not have an email address registered to your account, or have not used your library membership for a while, please contact The Library.

 

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