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eBooks

Download and read new and best-selling books without leaving home!

As a library member, you can download eBooks for free on your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone. All you need is your library card number and password.

Borrowing an eBook from the library is like borrowing a regular book: there's usually a limited number of copies of each book available at any one time, and items must be returned by a due date.

Your Wollongong City Libraries membership gives you access to these eBook platforms:

With BorrowBox, you can reserve or borrow up to eight eBooks at a time. BorrowBox also gives you access to eAudiobooks, newsletters, bonus interviews and author profiles.

You can use BorrowBox in any web browser, or download the app from the App Store (for Apple devices) or Google Play (for Android).

Borrowbox also has the option of Dyslexia font.

Log in to read the BorrowBox Help Guide and get started.

Go to BorrowBox online or open the app to start borrowing.

EBSCO eBooks is a collection of fiction and non-fiction titles for children, young adults and adults.

You can download items to your computer or hand-held device, or view them instantly on your computer.

Go to EBSCO eBooks to get started.

You can also get help, technical information and tutorials at EBSCO Connect.

RB Digital has a huge collection of eBooks that library members can download for free. It also has a large range of eAudiobooks and digital magazines.

Visit RB Digital Help for everything you need to know about creating an account and using this service, plus handy tutorials.

You can also get the RB Digital app from the App Store (for Apple devices), Google Play (for Android) or Kindle Fire.

Start browsing RB Digital

The State Library of NSW has rolled out indyreads - an ebook platform with a collection of classic fiction and non-fiction, including modern international and Australian literary classics and prize winners.

Download the app from the App store (for Apple devices) or Google Play (for Android).

Go to indyreads for more information or visit the FAQ section.

LOTE Online for Kids

LOTE Online for Kids is an eResource that supports language learning for children. Books are available in the language you select and English with an Australian accent. This helps make learning another language, or English, an enjoyable and intuitive experience.

There are over 300 digital books available in 15 Languages Other Than English. More languages and titles will become available over time, so be sure to check back regularly.

All you need to access LOTE Online for Kids is your Wollongong City Libraries card number .

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