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eBooks and eMagazines

As a library member you can borrow a huge range of e-books, available to download free of charge to your PC and a wide variety of mobile devices. All you need to access these is your library card and an internet connection.


The service is provided by Overdrive and you can access our digital library using your library card number and your surname.

Audio books: Digital Library

To help you get started, we have put together a Quick Start guide.

Icon for pdf ebooks - quick start guide (PDF, 322.7kb)

You can also get more detailed information about downloading and reading books on different devices (iPad, Android, Smartphone etc).

Audio books: help


eMagazines are available online for free via Library Online and you can choose from a great selection of over 120 titles from our service provider Zinio. They all have exactly the same pictures, layout and text as the printed versions. A Zinio app is available for a wide variety of mobile devices so you can read magazines wherever you are, on an iPhone, iPad, Smartphone, Kindle Fire or Blackberry Playbook.

To access the magazines, first log into Library Online, then follow the eBooks and eMagazines link.

Icon for pdf Zinio emagazines (PDF, 23.4kb)

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