e-Books

​The Northamptonshire Libraries e-book service provided through Borrow Box and Libby is available to both full and virtual members.

You can apply for virtual library membership online or visit your local library to become a full member.​

BorrowBox:

  • e-books are free to download
  • You can download a maximum of 5 e-books at a time for up to 3 weeks
  • No overdue items as your loan will expire after 3 weeks

Libby by Overdrive:

  • e-books are free to download
  • You can download up to a total of 5 loans across the collection made up of e-books or e-audiobooks, or a combination of both with a choice of loan periods
  • No overdue items as your loan will expire after your loan period has ended

Sign in through the app

Download the Borrowbox app for Android on Google Play™
Download the Borrowbox app for IOS on the App Store®

Google playApp store
Search for and select 'Northamptonshire Libraries', then enter your library card number (without any D preceding the number) and your PIN. If you do not know or have forgotten your PIN number please contact your nearest library. You will also need to enter an email address.

Visit the BorrowBox website for help with downloading the BorrowBox app to either Amazon Fire or Kindle Fire devices. Select the 'Available on Amazon / fire' logos at the bottom of the page, select device for step-by-step instructions about installing.

Sign in through the browser

The BorrowBox service can also be used on a browser via the BorrowBox Gateway. Select the 'sign in' button, then enter your library card number (without any D preceding the number) and your PIN. If you do not know or have forgotten your PIN number please contact your nearest library.  

 

 

Sign-in with the app

Download the Libby app for android on Google Play.

Download the Libby app for IOS on the App Store.

Download the Libby app on Windows 10 devices.

Google play App store

• In the Libby app, follow the prompts to find your library and search Northamptonshire Libraries
• Enter your library card number (with the D in front and no spaces) and 4 digit PIN number (if you do not know or have forgotten your PIN number please contact your nearest library)

Sign-in through the browser

To read e-books in your Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge browser visit the website and sign-in by entering your library card number (with the D in front and no spaces) and 4 digit PIN number.

BorrowBox

For help with technical matters please email support@bolindadigital.com

Libby

For help with technical matters please complete the front line tech support form

​Northamptonshire Libraries also offers an e-audiobook e-lending service, free to library members, provided by Borrowbox and also by Libby.

For further information go to the e-audiobook homepage.