Library News:

In line with the latest Victorian Government lockdown restrictions, all Glen Eira Libraries are closed. Click and Collect is available. Please see our FAQs page for further information. All Glen Eira Libraries will be closed on Tuesday 2 November for the Melbourne Cup public holiday. 

 

 

eBooks

Read anywhere, anytime for free! Just download our e-books and start reading.  

Please note: BorrowBox has launched a new look website with improved navigation to make searching for titles quicker than ever! You do not need to do anything. Just enjoy the new experience!

Forgotten your library password PIN? Reset it here 

Read your book on your laptop or PC

1. Login online to BorrowBox with your membership number and PIN. (You will also need Adobe Digital Editions and an Adobe ID). 

2. Search and browse our e-books and e-audiobooks.

3. Borrow or reserve a title for later - you will receive an email to let you know.

Read your book on the BorrowBox app 

2. Select your library, then enter your membership number and PIN

3. Search and browse our e-books and e-audiobooks.

4. Borrow or reserve a title for later - you will receive an email to let you know.  

Can I use a Kindle for library e-books?

Kindle eReaders, such as the Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Oasis are not compatible with Library e-books. Kindle Fire is compatible (install the app directly from the Amazon Appstore). 

Can I use a Kobo eReader? 

1. Download Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) to your PC – this is a free software available from Adobe

2. Log in online to BorrowBox with your library user ID/barcode and PIN 

3. Find a book you would like to read and click on ‘check out’ to borrow, and then ‘download’ once checked out.

4. Book will download and appear in ADE

5. Plug in your Kobo and upload from ADE

Can I use BorrowBox at multiple library services?

If you wish to use BorrowBox through multiple library services, your loans and reserves will stay active, however downloads will be deleted. To used multiple library services, it is necessary to log in and log out each time to access the different library services:

  1. Go to settings
  2. Account details
  3. Reset

This allows you to sign in with a different account.