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Search and read eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eGraphicnovels

You can access hundreds of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eGraphicnovels for free on your smartphone, tablet or computer. There are no overdue charges and items will be automatically returned at the end of the loan period.

Download, read and listen to eBooks and eAudiobooks

You can borrow up to 5 eBooks and 4 eAudiobooks at a time, each for up to 14 days. Use your account to renew your loans, return items early and reserve items if they're currently on loan. 

To read and listen to eBooks and eAudiobooks

  1. You'll need your library card number so that you can create an account. Not a member already? Join Rochdale libraries

  2. To get eBooks and eAudiobooks on a mobile device download the BorrowBox app.
    BorrowBox app on the Apple App Store. BorrowBox app on Google Play.   

  3. 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.

  4. If you're using a laptop or desktop computer you can: 

     Browse and download eBooks and eAudiobooks on BorrowBox.

Download and read eMagazines

You can read full digital copies of your favourite magazines on your computer or mobile device.

To read eMagazines

  1. You'll need your library card number so that you can create an account. Not a member already? Join Rochdale libraries

  2. You'll need to sign up with RB Digital Greater Manchester.

  3. Once your account is created you can browse the eMagazine library.

  4. To view eMagazines on a mobile device download the RB Digital app
    RB Digital app on the Apple App Store.  RB Digital app on Google Play.

  5. You can borrow an unlimited number of magazines to keep forever or delete them from your device when you've finished.

Download and read eGraphicnovels and comics

Access thousands of digital graphic novels and comics on your computer or mobile device.

To read Graphicnovels and comics

  1. You'll need your library card number so that you can create an account. Not a member already? Join Rochdale libraries.

  2. You'll need to sign up with RB Digital Rochdale.         

  3. Once your account is created you can browse the eGraphicnovel and comics library.

  4. To view eGraphicnovels and comics on a mobile device download the ComicsPlus app. 
    ComicsPlus app on the Apple App Store. ComicsPlus app on Google Play.

  5. Items are loaned for 1 week and automatically returned. They can be renewed as many times as you wish. 

 

Contact

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.

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