Borrowbox e-books and e-audiobook

You can download e-books and e-audio books for free from Borrowbox. There are thousands to choose from including the latest best-sellers and much loved classics.

Just download the Borrowbox app from Play Store or iStore onto your iphone, Android phone, tablet, iPad or Kindle Fire and sign in with your library card number.

If you don’t have a Manchester Libraries card but still want to borrow our e-books and e-audio books the very kind people at Borrowbox have a solution.

You can now sign up to download e-books and e-audio books via Borrowbox without needing to visit the library.

Register here.

Just use the temporary library number you are given when opening up their site. You can then read books on your computer or PC or mobile device or tablet.

Daily Newspapers

If you are a member of Manchester Libraries, you can access the website PressReader. There are over 5000 newspaper and magazine titles from more than 100 countries, in over 60 languages for free!

All the UK newspapers are there, including the Independent, Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph and The Guardian.

To sign up you just need your library card and pin number. You can access PressReader on your PC or download the app from the Apple Store or Google Play.

Just click here for all the info.

Digital Magazines

Read full digital copies of magazines for free from your computer, smartphone or tablet. Over 95 magazines are currently available covering everything from food to computers, and music to art. Titles include:

  • Hello!
  • BBC Good Food
  • Amateur Photographer
  • BBC Top Gear
  • Radio Times
  • Cosmopolitan

Borrow an unlimited number of magazines to keep forever or delete when you want. You can access RB Digital on your PC or download the app from the Apple Store or Google Play.

All the information is here. You just need your library card to create the account, then away you go!

Library Catalogue

You can also view all these resources on our catalogue.