eBooks, eAudio books, eMagazines, eNewspapers and eMusic

RBdigital will remain as our eMagazine provider but RBdigital eBook and eAudiobook services have been withdrawn. A new and improved offer for eBook and eAudio from BorrowBox is now available.

Enjoy electronic versions of printed books, audio books, magazines, newspapers and classical music for free with your library card.

You will need a library card number and PIN to login or register.  If you are not a library member, join online and we will send you a library card with a valid number.

eBooks and eAudio books

We have two collections of popular fiction and non-fiction provided by:

  1. Overdrive – largest collection of eBooks available to public libraries
  2. BorrowBox – eBooks and a large collection of eAudio titles

The benefits:

  • Download eBooks and eAudio books for three weeks for free, from each of our collections.
  • No more overdues as your items are automatically returned when your loan period ends.
  • Choose your loan period or return early.
  • Download in the UK and when travelling abroad.

1. Overdrive eBooks and eAudio books

  • Browse the Overdrive collection and login with your library card number and PIN.
  • Borrow and read on your tablet or smart phone using Overdrive’s Libby app or in your web browser.
  • Download to your eReader or computer.  You may need an Adobe ID and Adobe Digital Editions software.
  • Read eBooks in your web browser without any apps or software.


2. BorrowBox eBooks and eAudio books

  • Create your BorrowBox account with your library card number, PIN and email address.
  • Borrow and read up to eight eBooks and eight eAudio books, on Apple and Android tablets and phones, using the BorrowBox app.
  • Download to your eReader or computer. You will need an Adobe ID and Adobe Digital Editions software.


  • Further help and information is available from the BorrowBox website

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eMagazines – RB Digital

Popular magazines on your computer, tablet, mobile or eReader.

  • Start by registering, via the rb digital website, using your library card number and email address.
  • Borrow and read on your tablet or smart phone with the rb digital app,  or in your web browser.
  • The previous versions of the website and app are still available but will be withdrawn in the near future.


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eNewspapers – Press Reader

UK and world wide newspapers from Press Reader.

  1. Install the PressReader iOS (Apple) or Android app or visit pressreader.com;
  2. Select Sign in, then select the yellow Library and Group option;
  3. Find your library (search for Warwickshire) and enter your library card number;
  4. If you are using the website you will need to create an account using an email address;  if you are using the app you do not have to create an account;
  5. A green coffee cup icon confirms you can now read newspapers online or download to read
    offline for 30 days on your device;
  6. At the end of the 30 days, sign in again with your library card number to reactivate your
    complimentary access. Reactivate as many times as you wish.


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eMusic – Naxos Music Library

Free streaming of classical music. There are two ways to listen:

  • Listen on your computer. Login with your library card.
  • Or with the app on your mobile or tablet. To install the app and create an account:
    1. Go to the Naxos website;
    2. log in with your library card number and select ‘Mobile app’ from the menu;
    3. follow the instructions for the ‘Public Library Card Holder’. Apple users – limit your app search to ‘iPhone’ only.

App tip – once you’re up and running, find your personal playlists under ‘Student Playlists’.

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eBooks, eAudio books, eMagazines, eNewspapers and eMusic was last updated on February 7, 2019.