ebooks: the digital version
ebooks are books published in an electronic format that can be read on a computer or handheld device like a smartphone or tablet. Your library membership provides you with free access to our huge range of ebooks including bestselling fiction, new releases, classics and a wide variety of non-fiction titles as well, using two different apps:
Each app provides you with access to a collection of exclusive titles from a variety of major publishers. Both apps allow you to borrow ebooks just like a regular book, simply browse and search the collection then click borrow to check out your ebook to read on your preferred digital device. Once you’ve downloaded the ebook, you don’t even need to remain online. To get started. all you need is an email address, your library barcode and a PIN number.
BorrowBox is available online, or to download as a free app from App store and the Google Play store to use on your smartphone or mobile device. You can borrow up to 10 items on Borrowbox with your library membership. To get started with BorrowBox, first create an account online using an email address, your library barcode or web id and PIN number.
RB Digital is also available online, or to download as a free app from App store and the Google Play store to use on your smartphone or mobile device. RB Digital offers a collection of titles that are always available, which means there are no waits or holds – perfect for ebook clubs. To get started with RB Digital, first register for an account online using an email address, your library barcode or web id and PIN number.
Not a library member?
Sign up online using our online registration form. Once you’re a library member, you can register for an account with BorrowBox and RB Digital using your Web ID and PIN number.