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Borrow ebooks and audiobooks

LibrariesWest offers shared ebook and audiobook services - available as websites and apps (for iOS, Android & Kindle Fire).

To access ebooks and audiobooks you will need your library membership number and PIN number. You get these when you join the library.

Forgotten your pin? Have a PIN reminder sent to you. 

For ebooks, access cloudLibrary

Using the cloudLibrary app:

  • download and open the cloudLibrary app from your device's app store
  • select language, country (UK and then England) and library authority (LibrariesWest)
  • agree to the end user licence agreement, terms of use and privacy policy
  • enter library membership number and PIN

Using the cloudLibrary website:

  • visit cloudLibrary
  • click 'log in' in the top right-hand corner of the screen
  • enter library membership number and PIN
  • agree to the end user licence agreement, terms of use and privacy policy

If you are using a Kindle Fire, visit cloudLibrary's Kindle Fire installation page

You can find help and support by visiting cloudLibrary

For audiobooks, access BorrowBox 

Using the BorrowBox app:

  • download and open the BorrowBox app from your device's app store
  • select your library authority (Dorset, or search by individual branch) and enter your library membership number and PIN
  • agree to terms and conditions

Using the BorrowBox website:

  • visit BorrowBox
  • select your library (Dorset)
  • click 'sign in' in the top right hand corner
  • enter your library membership number and PIN

If you are using a Kindle Fire, visit BorrowBox's Kindle Fire installation page

You can find help and support by visiting BorrowBox, signing in and clicking the help button at the top of the screen.

What's in the collections?

The resources of 8 local authorities in the south west have been pooled to bring you an improved range of titles to choose from.

There are over 10,000 ebooks available through cloudLibrary and over 2,500 audiobooks available through BorrowBox.

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