BorrowBox

BorrowBox contains a fantastic selection of eBooks & eAudiobooks with super quick downloads. Search for fiction or non-fiction by audience or browse by category to limit your search.


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User guide

To access BorrowBox:

  1. Check that you have a password/PIN for your library account (call us or do this in person at the library).
  2. To install the BorrowBox app to your mobile device, download from the App Store or Google Play.
  3. To read via your laptop or eReader, download and install Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) to your PC. Downloaded eBooks will appear in your downloads folder. You can copy and paste the file into ADE.
  4. Select your library service.
  5. Activate with your library card number (e.g. P030*******)and your password/PIN.
  6. Start borrowing free eBooks and eAudiobooks:
  • Select the item you would like to borrow, then tap ‘Borrow’. eBooks will download quite quickly. eAudiobooks will have small counter below the picture of the item to the bottom right. Both eBooks and eAudiobooks can be read/listened to via the BorrowBox app.
  • eAudiobooks can be downloaded to your PC as a zipped file. To listen to your eAudiobook, extract the files and transfer them to your preferred device. 

Please note the following: maximum of 10 eBooks & 10 eAudio loans (for a total of 20 items within the app). Loan period is 20 days. Reservations are included in your loan count.