Perfect for reading on the go or for accessing books when you can’t get to a branch, Borrowbox is a FREE app that lets you carry the library in your pocket. With a huge range of eBooks and eAudiobooks, Borrowbox allows you to download titles to your device and keep them for 3 weeks. You can renew each title twice for a total of 9 weeks!
The app comes with its own eBook reader that lets you adjust the background colour, the font type, the font size, line spacing and margin size, as well as the brightness and text alignment. You customise the book to suit your reading needs. Have to close the app in a hurry? Don’t worry, it will save what page you were on.
Borrowbox – eBooks
The app is available to download for Android, Apple and Kindle Fire devices (not available for the standard Kindle). All you need is your library number and PIN.
How to use Borrowbox for eBooks and Audiobooks
Download the Borrowbox app.
Then you just:
– choose your library from the dropdown menu;
– enter your library number where it asks for your ID/Barcode; and,
– enter your PIN where it asks for PIN/Password.
That’s it, you’re signed in and ready to browse and read!
Instructions on how to download Borrowbox to your Kindle Fire or Amazon Fire can be found here: http://www.borrowbox.com/kindlefire/install/
Having trouble getting access? You can also download the Libraries Ireland Borrowbox PDF guide.
Check out below for a “How to” video as well as an FAQ section.
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