eBooks and eAudiobooks

Use our free digital library service for ebooks, eAudiobooks and digital magazines. All you need is your Barnet library card and PIN. If you do not have a PIN, contact any Barnet library

eAudiobooks: BorrowBox

Borrow, download and enjoy here. BorrowBox is home to the greatest authors of the world’s best eBooks* and eAudiobooks. Your library in one app.

Available for Windows, iTunes, Android and Amazon for Kindle Fire.

After you install and open the app, when asked to select your library, type in 'Barnet libraries' rather than the location name.  

*BorrowBox for Barnet libraries is primarily an eAudiobook platform but we do have a small collection of eBooks available. 

ebooks and eAudiobooks: Overdrive

Choose from thousands of fiction and non-fiction titles for adults, teens and children. All titles are free to download to your PC or Mac. Use the Overdrive app to access titles on your iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone, Kobo, Nook, Kindle Fire or android device, or transfer titles to your iPod, MP3 or E-Ink Reader.

There is a new version of the Overdrive app called 'Libby, by Overdrive' available to download now. The old Overdrive app will continue to work alongside this until further notice. 


Download ebooks and audiobooks from Overdrive

Digital magazines: RBdigital magazines (formally Zinio)

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Zinio for Libraries app has been discontinued. As a result, you will need to download the RBdigital app on your mobile device to access magazines from the library. Your username and password will remain the same in the new app and you won’t lose any of your previously borrowed content.

Read from a choice of popular magazines, including: The Economist, New Scientist, Good Food, BBC History, Time, Uncut, Homes and Gardens, Good Housekeeping, Hello!, Gardeners World, Amateur Photographer and Woman.

Register from a desktop PC or Mac, or download the new RBdigital app.  Download from the Apple App store , Google Play store and Amazon Kindle store. 

See the full list of titles here.  

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