E-books and e-audio books
Our collection of titles can be browsed through either the library catalogue or our digital library catalogue (collections). You will need to download titles onto your own device as this service is intended for home use only. You can...
- access nearly 3,500 fiction and non-fiction titles.
- use our new digital library service for free. All you need to use this service is your Barnet library card and PIN.
- download to your PC or Mac, or transfer titles to your iPod, MP3, Sony Reader, Kobo, NOOK or other portable device including the iPhone and iPad.
- borrow up to ten items for one, two or three weeks.
- borrow e-books and e-audio books in addition to any print books, CDs or DVDs you have borrowed from our library buildings.
24/7 reference library
The 24/7 reference library gives you reliable information anytime, anywhere. Whether you require help with study or are just plain curious about something, this is the site to visit. You can access the 24/7 reference library at home or from your library for free. Resources include:
- Hundreds of encyclopaedias and reference books
- Theory Test Pro to help you prepare for your driving test
- Transparent Language to help you learn a new language
- Life in Great Britain to help with the British Citizenship test
- Up to date legal information from CANS
24/7 website of the month: Oxford Art Online
- Don’t know your Pollock’s from the Pissarro’s?
- Was Dada the father of Surrealism?
Crammed full of biographies about artists, sculptors, designers and architects, Oxford Art online is a great starting point for your exploration of the visual arts.
The database is fully searchable, allowing you to easily find your way through centuries of creative endeavour.
There are also links through to other online art resources such as the Oxford Companion to Western Art and the Encyclopaedia of Aesthetics.
Take a look – it’s a visual treat!