Surrey Library members have access to a wide range of eLibrary services:
- eMagazines and eComics
- Classic titles
- eBooks and eAudiobooks for Reading groups
- Online reference shelf
Borrow up to 10 titles at a time. Choose from over 10,000 titles, fiction and non fiction available.
The the best way to access titles is with the Libby app, currently available for Android and iOS:
Through the Libby app you can also access eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eComics.
- Getting started with the Libby app.
- Sign into the Libby app with a valid library card number and PIN. Reset your PIN.
- Libby help.
- Access the service through the website, visit libbyapp.com in your Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge (Chromium) browser.
- Library eBooks are not compatible with Kindle eReaders in the UK.
- Full list of devices and their compatibility.
- Browse, select and borrow titles from the collection.
- OverDrive help.
Borrow up to 10 titles at a time through the Libby app: see Libby app. Select from over 20,000 titles.
Visit the ULibrary to browse the collection, find out more information and access the online help.
Login using your library card and PIN number.
Borrow up to 10 eAudiobooks at a time from well over a thousand available on Borrow Box. Log in using your library card number and PIN
How to use the Borrow Box App
Watch the video showing how to install the app, browse, borrow and more.
Can I listen to audiobooks on my Google Home or Amazon Echo?
Yes, you can stream audiobooks from Libby or Borrowbox to your Google Home or Amazon Echo using Bluetooth:
- Pair your mobile device with your Google Home or Amazon Echo:
- For help pairing your mobile device with your Amazon Echo, see Amazon's help article.
- For help using Bluetooth with your Google speaker, check out steps 1 and 2 in Google's help article about playing music on your speaker.
- Once paired, connect your mobile device to your Google Home or Amazon Echo.
- Play your audiobook
eMagazines, and eComics
Access over 3,000 eMagazines and a selection of eComics through the Libby app: see Libby app.
Pressreader includes thousands of eMagazines and eNewspapers in a variety of languages. Updated daily. Available via the Pressreader catalogue or download the Pressreader app.
Access newspapers through the Pressreader catalogue.
Pressreader includes thousands of eNewspapers in a variety of languages, including the Independent, Guardian, Telegraph, Daily Mail, Daily Express, regional papers and newspapers from around the world. Updated daily. Available via the website or download the Pressreader app. Pressreader also includes magazines.
Project Gutenberg eBooks and eAudiobooks is a collection of classic titles which can be downloaded for free and do not count against your library limit.