eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eComics

Libraries news and updates

We have completed the changes to our computer systems and most services are back up and running. You can now borrow, return, and renew items, make payments (in a library), borrow ebooks/eaudio and eresources and much more. We are still unable to offer some online services. For further details please see our library news page.

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

eBooks

OverDrive

Borrow up to 10 titles at a time. Choose from over 10,000 titles, fiction and non fiction available.

Libby app

The the best way to access titles is with the Libby app, currently available for Android and iOS:

link to the Libby app for iOS on the app store link to the Libby app on the Google play store

Through the Libby app you can also access eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eComics.

eAudiobooks

OverDrive

Borrow up to 10 titles at a time through the Libby app: see Libby app. Select from over 20,000 titles.

Ulverscroft

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

Login using your library card (membership) number and PIN number. Forgotten you PIN, please see how to reset your PIN.

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 you PIN, please see how to reset your PIN.

How to use the Borrow Box App

Watch the video showing how to install the app, browse, borrow and more.

View on YouTube

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:

  1. Pair your mobile device with your Google Home or Amazon Echo:
  2. Once paired, connect your mobile device to your Google Home or Amazon Echo.
  3. Play your audiobook

eMagazines, and eComics

OverDrive

Access over 3,000 eMagazines and a selection of eComics through the Libby app: see Libby app.

Pressreader

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

Newspapers

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.

Classic titles

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.

How to reset your PIN

The steps to change you PIN are different depending on whether or not you know your existing PIN.

To reset a forgotten PIN

  • Visit the Surrey online library.
  • Select Log In from the menu bar at the top of the screen.
  • A box will pop up asking you to Log In - please see option at the bottom of this box, Forgotten PIN.
  • Select Forgotten PIN.
  • A box will pop up asking you to enter your library membership number.
  • A recovery link will be emailed to the email address on your Borrower record.

To change a known PIN

  • Visit the Surrey online library.
  • Log in to your library account (see option from Menu bar at the top of the screen).
  • Open the Personal Information tab, then open the Change PIN section.
  • Provide your current PIN and your desired new PIN, then click Update.

Please contact the library service if you have any problems changing or resetting you PIN.