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eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eComics

More libraries and services to reopen from 17 August

Ashford Library will reopen on Tuesday 18 August and Addlestone Library on Tuesday 25 August.

From Monday 17 August the services at the 12 click and collect libraries that opened on 3 August will be extended and the Public will be allowed in the buildings to browse the collections and use the computers. These libraries are: Ash, Banstead, Bookham, Caterham Hill, Chertsey, Dittons, Ewell, Hersham, Knaphill Leatherhead, Reigate and Walton. Please check the opening times before you visit.

From Tuesday 18 August a further 14 libraries will be reopened offering a click and collect door service. This service will be available from the following libraries: Ashtead, Caterham Valley, Cobham, Cranleigh, Esher, Frimley Green, Haslemere, Horsley, Merstham, Molesey, Shepperton, Stanwell, Sunbury and West Byfleet. Please check the opening times before you visit.

Click and collect service

The click and collect door service allows customers to return their items, collect Ready Reads and reserved books. However, the public will not be allowed into the buildings for the time being.

Surrey libraries computer access

Computer access is now available at the following libraries: Camberley, Dorking, Egham, Epsom, Farnham, Godalming, Guildford, Horley, Oxted, Redhill, Staines, Weybridge and Woking. Please read the guidelines for use on our Coronavirus information page

The library service is working hard to increase library opening hours but these will be built back up over time due to the additional capacity needed to manage the new required measures. Visit the Coronavirus information page to keep up to date with which libraries and services are open.

Surrey Library members have access to a wide range of eLibrary services:

eBooks

RBdigital

eBooks are now available through the RBdigital service.

The easiest way to access the service is to download the RBdigital app to your tablet or smartphone, just search for the app via the app store (iPad or iPhone), Google Play store (Android devices), or Amazon app store (Kindle Fire).

link to the R B digital app on the Google play app storelink to the R B digital app on the iTunes app storelink to the R B digital app on the Amazon app store

When you download the app you will need to register for the service. In the app, just touch where it says 'Not a member? Register now' and you will be asked to enter some details including your Surrey library card number (either starting UNREG or the 7 digit number on your library card).

If you wish to access the service via a PC or Mac you can do this on the RBdigital website and click where it says 'Register'.

If you need help using either the app or the website then RBdigital have provided a range of guides to help you access the service.

eAudiobooks

We offer eAudiobooks through RBdigital and also additional titles through Borrow Box and the Ulverscroft collection.

RBdigital

Use your RBdigital account login for access to the full range of eAudiobooks currently available. If you are not already a registered user, see the section above on how to register with RB Digital. If you have already registered with the RB Digital to use either eBooks or eMagazines you do not need to register again.

Borrow Box

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:

Forgotten library card PIN?

Ulverscroft

Visit the ULibrary to browse the collection, find out more information and access the online help.

Login using your library card and PIN number.

Forgotten library card PIN?

eMagazines and eComics

We use two providers for eMagazines: RB Digital (magazines) and Pressreader.

Use your RB Digital account login for access to the full range of eMagazines currently available. If you are not already a registered user, see the section above on how to register with RB Digital.

Pressreader includes thousands of eMagazines and eNewspapers in a variety of languages. Updated daily. Available via the website or download the Pressreader app.

Our eComics collection is available via RB Digital (comics).

We now have over 1500 eComics, including Disney and Marvel, with more titles added regularly. They can be read within the RBdigital App or in your browser.

Classic titles

Project Gutenberg eBooks and eAudiobooks – classic titles which can be downloaded for free and do not count against your library limit.

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