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Search and read eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eGraphicnovels

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​You can download a range of digital books from Rochdale Libraries, these include eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eGraphicnovels and eMagazines​. Loans automatically expire at the end of the lending period so there are no late fees or fines to pay. You'll need to join the library and set up a FREE account unless you've already done so. Join Rochdale libraries.

eBooks and eAudiobooks from BorrowBoxBorrowBox

With BorrowBox you can:

  • Borrow up to 5 eBooks and 4 eAudiobooks at a time for FREE, each for up to 14 days.
  • Read or listen on many digital devices.
  • Reserve eBooks and eAudiobooks that are currently on loan to other customers.
  • Renew your loans (you can also renew a title once, even if another customer has reserved it).
  • Return eBooks and eAudiobooks early if you wish, or just let them return automatically at the end of the loan period – no late return fees.

Use the FREE BorrowBox app

You can enjoy these eBooks and eAudiobooks on Apple and Android devices by using the BorrowBox mobile app. Install it at the Apple App Store for iPhones and iPads or the Google Play Store for Android devices:

Download on the App Store
Android App on Google play

Once you’ve installed the app, search for Rochdale Libraries in the ‘Library’ field, and log in using your library membership card number and 4-digit PIN.

Use BorrowBox on other devices

Sign in and visit the 'Help' pages for information and step-by-step instructions on how to use BorrowBox on many devices, including your home computer or laptop - sign in to Rochdale Libraries online

eMagazines from RBdigitalRBdigital

With eMagazines you can:

  • R​ead full digital copies of your favourite magazines for FREE on your computer, smartphone or tablet. Please note, an app is required for offline reading.
  • Choose from over 90 titles covering everything from entertainment​ to technology.
  • Borrow an unlimited number of magazines to keep forever or delete when you want.​

Browse and download ​eMagazines from Greater Manchester libraries

​eGraphicnovels from ComicsPlusComic Plus

With eGraphicnovels you can:

  • Access thousands of digital graphic novels and comics.
  • Read issues immediately – titles are always available.
  • Browse the collection easily, anytime, anywhere, with a Web-connected device: tablet, PC or smartphone.

Browse and download eGraphicnovels​ ​from Rochdale librar​ies



0300 303 8876

8am-6pm Monday to Friday​

Join the library

It's FREE to join and only takes a couple of minutes to complete our secure form. You can use your account to:

  • Choose from thousands of great books and audiobooks.
  • Reserve and renew books.
  • Download the latest eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eGraphicnovels ​to your smartphone, tablet or desktop.
  • Access a range of online resources from help with passing your driving theory test to advice for local businesses.

Please remember to bring ID when you first visit the library to borrow items - for example, utility bill, driving licence or bank statement.

Join the library

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