eBooks and eAudiobooks

Select a collection below for details on how to access eBooks or eAudiobooks on your mobile device, PC, or eReader. For Kindle devices, only the KindleFire is compatible.

 

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Includes a wide range of eBooks and eAudiobooks, with an Australian focus.

For Mobile

  1. Download the BorrowBox app on your mobile device from your App Store
  2. Open the app, in the Library field, search for Willoughby City Library
  3. Sign in with your Library barcode and password
  4. Agree to the ‘’Terms and Conditions’’, enter your email address and touch Done
  5. Browse and make your selection, tap Borrow and confirm Loan
  6. Tap Download Now to download to your device
  7. My Account provides member details, current loans, holds and loan history.

You can borrow 10 items for 3 weeks, items can be renewed twice. There are no reservation charges and no overdue fees as your loans are automatically returned upon expiry.

See the BorrowBox website for information about supported devices.

 

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For Computer

  1. Download Adobe Digital Editions and create an Adobe ID (eBooks)
  2. Download Windows Media Player or iTunes (eAudiobooks)
  3. Click on BorrowBox link on Willoughby City Library website under ‘Digital Library’
  4. Click on ‘Sign in’, enter your library card barcode and password
  5. Follow the prompt to complete your registration
  6. Browse and make your selection, tap Borrow and confirm Loan
  7. Tap Download Now to download to your device
  8. Locate the downloaded ACSM file and right click to open it with Adobe Digital Editions
  9. My Account provides member details, current loans, holds and loan history

You can borrow 10 items for 3 weeks, items can be renewed twice. There are no reservation charges and no overdue fees as your loans are automatically returned upon expiry.

 

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Includes a large number of eBooks on a wide variety of subjects. 

For Mobile

  1. Download Adobe Digital Editions app on your mobile device from your App Store
  2. Select ‘Settings’ from the menu
  3. Tap authorize and enter your Adobe ID and passwords
  4. You can create and Adobe ID via this link.

How to search and download EBSCO eBooks

  1. Open your browser on your mobile device
  2. Click on EBSCO link on Willoughby City Library website under ‘Digital Library’
  3. Locate EBSCO and login in with your Library card and password 
  4. Search and make your selection
  5. Follow the prompt to sign in EBSCO host
  6. You will be prompted to sign up an account if you do not have one yet
  7. Select the loan period
  8. Select EPUB format for mobile devices
  9. Tap Download, the ebook will be download to your device folder 
  10. Locate the ebook in the folder and tap for options
  11. If Adobe Digital Editions is not offered, tap ‘More’
  12. Select copy toAdobe Digital Editions’
  13. Open Adobe Digital Editions app
  14. Locate the downloaded ebook under Library

For Kindle Fire users, please follow these instructions

 

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For Computer

  1. Install Adobe Digital Editions and an Adobe ID
  2. Click on EBSCO link on Willoughby City Library page under ‘Digital Library’
  3. Enter your Library card number
  4. On the next page, in the upper right corner, click Sign In
  5. From the Sign In Screen, click the link Create one now to create an EBSCOhost account
  6. When you have completed filling out your information, click Continue.
  7. Once successful , you can browse, borrow and download titles. 
 

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See our frequently asked questions when accessing digital library resources.

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indyreads™  provides access to a statewide collection of independent Australian and international titles, classic literature and modern award-winning titles in eBook and eAudio format.  There are titles in community languages including Chinese, French, Italian, Spanish and Vietnamese.

For mobile

  1. Download the indyreads™ app on your mobile device from your app store
  2. Open the app, in the library field, search for Willoughby City Library
  3. Sign in with your Willoughby library card barcode and password/PIN
  4. Read and accept the 'Terms and conditions of use', and tap Login
  5. Browse and make your selection, tap Borrow
  6. Tap the download icon to download to your device
  7. Tap on More to see your checkouts history, holds, settings and account information

You can borrow 20 items for 3 weeks, items can be renewed once and only if there are no reservations on the title. There are no limits on reservations and no charges, your loans are automatically returned upon expiry.

For computer

  1. Go to the indyreads™ website
  2. Login to the site, select Willoughby City Library from the list of libraries
  3. Enter your Willoughby library card barcode and password/PIN

You can borrow 20 items for 3 weeks, items can be renewed once and only if there are no reservations on the title. There are no limits on reservations and no charges, your loans are automatically returned upon expiry.

Libby, by OverDrive

Borrow eAudiobooks and magazines to read on your phone, tablet or computer using the Libby app by OverDrive. Learn more at overdrive.com/apps/libby/.

For Mobile

  1. Download the Libby app on your mobile device from your App Store
  2. In Libby, follow the prompts to select Willoughby City Library and sign in with your Willoughby library card. Please make sure to use a lower case "x" when entering your library card number. 
  3. Browse the catalogue to find a title to borrow. You can tap Preferences to browse Audiobooks or Magazines only. You can also tap Explore to browse by suggested genres and categories.
  4. To borrow, tap on the cover image then tap Borrow. Libby will ask you to confirm the loan by tapping the Borrow! button. Borrowed titles appear under Shelf > Loans and download to the app automatically when you're connected to Wi Fi, so you can read them when you're offline.
  5. From your Loans, you can:
  • Tap the book or magazine cover image to start reading or listening to the selected title.
  • Tap Manage Loan to see options like Renew and Return Early.
 

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For Computer

  1. Access Libby in your web browser at libbyapp.com
  2. In Libby, follow the prompts to select Willoughby City Library and sign in with your Willoughby library card. Please make sure to use a lower case "x" when entering your library card number.
  3. Browse the catalogue to find a title to borrow. 

OR

  1. Visit our OverDrive website - willoughbycc.overdrive.com
  2. Click Sign in button.
  3. Enter your Willoughby library card number and pin to sign in.
  4. You can search or browse eAudiobooks and magazines
  5. Make your selection and click Borrow. Confirm loan by clicking the borrow button in the pop up window. 
  6. My account provides access to LoansHoldsWish list and other features.
 

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A growing selection of eAudiobooks including best-selling authors.

For Mobile

  1. Download the ‘uLIBRARY’ app from your App Store
  2. Tap on ‘Library’ and choose ‘Willoughby City Library’ from the menu
  3. Enter your Library card number and pin/password
  4. Tap ‘Sign in’ and ‘Accept Terms and Conditions’ to create an account
  5. Select ‘eAudiobooks’ to browse or search for a title
  6. Make your selection by tapping on the cover of the title
  7. Tap ‘Borrow’ to confirm loan
  8. Checked out item appears in ‘Loans’ under ‘My Account’
  9. Tap ‘Listen’ to start downloading the eAudiobook

You can borrow 10 eAudiobooks for 3 weeks, items can be renewed twice. There are no reservation charges and no overdue fees as your loans are automatically returned upon expiry.

 

Need help?

See our frequently asked questions when accessing digital library resources.

Book a free Tech Bar help session or technology workshop – see our upcoming events and programs

Call library staff on 9777 7900 or email library@willoughby.nsw.gov.au

For Computer

  1. Go to Willoughby Library’s uLIBRARY
  2. Click ‘Log In’ on the upper right corner
  3. Enter your Library card number and pin/password, and click ‘Sign-In’
  4. Browse or Search for an eAudiobook
  5. Make your selection and click on ‘Borrow’ to check out a title
  6. Tap on ‘Accept Terms’ to borrow
  7. ‘Confirm’ loan, tap on ‘eAudiobooks Download’ to listen

You can borrow 10 eAudiobooks for 3 weeks, items can be renewed twice. There are no reservation charges and no overdue fees as your loans are automatically returned upon expiry.

 

Need help?

See our frequently asked questions when accessing digital library resources.

Book a free Tech Bar help session or technology workshop – see our upcoming events and programs

Call library staff on 9777 7900 or email library@willoughby.nsw.gov.au

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