Access our free eBooks and eAudiobooks with your library card, one of our mobile apps (tablet* and smartphone users) and/or some free software (eReader, desktop and laptop users). Software available from suppliers websites below.
What are eBooks and eAudiobooks?
An eBook is an electronic version of a book. It can be read on a computer, or with an eBook reader, on a tablet or on a smartphone. Some eBooks can be read via a webpage, and others need to be downloaded.
eAudiobooks are books borrowed as an audio file. You can listen to these on your computer or laptop, an MP3 player, on a tablet or on a smartphone.
Is your device compatible?
The Amazon Kindle Fire is compatible with our service. Other Amazon Kindles are not compatible with our service.
- OverDrive - 3 titles for up to 3 weeks
- OneClickDigital - 10 titles for up to 3 weeks
- Ulverscroft - 4 titles for up to 3 weeks
Oxford University Press reference eBooks
The Very Short Introductions online resource provides the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. You can search across several titles at once, consider study options, embark on a new topic, or revise a particular subject.
Subjects available are Britain, politics, history, art, drugs, mathematics, management, nutrition, Earth and the other planets.