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E-books, E-magazines and audiobooks

eBooks

You can access hundreds of eBooks completely free of charge through our eBooks service, BorrowBox. The BorrowBox app makes it easy to browse, borrow and read eBooks anywhere, everywhere.

To get started with the BorrowBox app:

  • For Apple devices, find the BorrowBox app in the App Store
  • For Android devices, find the BorrowBox app in the Google Play Store
  • In the app, find your library service -- North Tyneside Libraries
  • Sign In with your library ticket (28012 number) and your library PIN.
  • If you have forgotten you PIN you can get a new one from any library. If you have an email address registered with us you can reset it here.

Please note that Kindles and some older devices are not compatible with this service.

  • See our guide to obtain eBooks from BorrowBox on a computer or eReader such as Kobo

Visit the BorrowBox Guide or go to BorrowBox for North Tyneside Libraries for more information.

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eAudiobooks

Our eAudiobook service (BorrowBox) offers:

  • A choice from hundreds of titles including the latest bestsellers
  • Fiction and non-fiction collections
  • Children and young adults collections
  • No fines for late returns and no more bulky cassettes or CDs

To access the BorrowBox app:

  • For Apple devices, find the BorrowBox app in the App Store
  • For Android devices, find the BorrowBox app in the Google Playstore
  • In the app, find your library service -- North Tyneside Libraries
  • Sign In with your library ticket (28012 number) and your library PIN
  • If you have forgotten you PIN you can get a new one from any library. If you have an email address registered with us you can reset it here.

All you need to use the service is:

  • A tablet, phone, or computer with internet access
  • A valid email address
  • A North Tyneside Libraries membership ticket and PIN

 

Visit the BorrowBox Guide or go to BorrowBox for North Tyneside Libraries

Please see our guide for downloading BorrowBox eAudiobooks onto a personal computer.

Library Catalogue

You can browse the library catalogue at the link below. If you are a library member, and have been issued with a PIN, you can also log into your account to view your current loans, renew your items and place reservations.

If you are a library member but cannot log into the catalogue, or would like to request a PIN, please speak to staff at your local branch.

The library catalogue can be found here:

https://capitadiscovery.co.uk/northtyneside/

Join online

You can join our libraries online by using the form at:

https://capitadiscovery.co.uk/northtyneside/join

 

Online membership last for one full year. This membership gives you access to use our eBook and eAudiobook service through BorrowBox. It will also give you access to our libraries’ online catalogue.

 

The online joining form requires your email address and date of birth. After completing the online form you will be sent an email that includes your new PIN that can be used to access BorrowBox or the online catalogue.

 

Once you join online, you can convert this into a full library membership by speaking to a member of staff at any library branch. Full library membership last for four years and allows you access to all online services as well as taking out loans of printed books. It will also grant you access to use our People’s Network computers in the libraries.