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e-Books & e-Talking books

Download e-Books and e-Talking books to a wide variety of devices for free

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Experience the world of e-Books and e-Talking books with BorrowBox  

West Lothian eBooks BorrowBox

Log in/Register here and download e-Books or e-Talking books to your device using the BorrowBox app.

For further assistance please have a look at the guides below or watch our BorrowBox App - user guide video, full instructions are also provided on the BorrowBox site.

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How do I register?

Simply register on the site with your library barcode and PIN (if you require help with this please email library.info@westlothian.gov.uk), then login and start searching.

What can I borrow?

You can borrow or reserve up to six e-Books or up to 10 e-Talking books for free from BorrowBox and download them to a wide variety of devices.

How long can I borrow them for?

Loans are for 21 days and your loan will automatically expire after this time but you can return your copy early to release it for other users and borrow another. 

e-Books can be downloaded to computers and laptops directly from our library catalogue,  BorrowBox or by downloading the free BorrowBox app to Apple devices, android tablets and smart phones. They can be downloaded to a Kindle Fire but cannot be downloaded to the Kindle reader due to Amazon's policy.  

e-Talking books can also be downloaded from our library catalogue or BorrowBox or by using the app, to your tablet, smartphone or MP3 player, so you can listen where and when you like.

Content

The library services aims to have a varied selection of stock available to our customers and add more content to increase the collection on a monthly basis.  As we operate within a small budget stock suggestions can be made by emailing library.info@westlothian.gov.uk.  Please give details of the e-Book or e-Talking book you would like to suggest and why you feel it would be a worthwhile addition to stock.  All recommendations will be considered, but it may not be possible to purchase all suggested items.

 

Children's e-Library

We have a wide selection of children's e-Books suitable for all age ranges and add to our collections monthly.  Check out the latest children's e-books and children's e-Talking books

 

Young adult digital book of the month.

Young Adult Digital Book of the MonthOur young adult digital book of the month is  'Girl Meets Boy' by Ali Smith  - Click here to Borrow and here to send us your review.

Girl meets boy. It's a story as old as time. But what happens when an old story meets a brand new set of circumstances?

Ali Smith's re-mix of Ovid's most joyful metamorphosis is a story about the kind of fluidity that can't be bottled and sold. It is about girls and boys, girls and girls, love and transformation, a story of puns and doubles, reversals and revelations. Funny and fresh, poetic and political, Girl Meets Boy is a myth of metamorphosis for the modern world.

 

 

Adult e-Library

Check out the latest adult e-Books and e-Talking books

 

Adult digital book of the month 

Digital book of the month 'Judas Horse' by Lynda La Plante - Click here to Borrow and here to send us your review .

SOME KILLERS CAN'T BE TAMED . . .

'Do you know what a Judas Horse is? When the wild mustangs are running free, you corral one and train it. When he's ready, you release him and he'll bring his team back into the corral - like Judas betraying them...'

Violent burglars have been terrorising residents across the English countryside. But when a mutilated body is discovered in a Cotswolds house, it becomes clear that this is no ordinary group of opportunist thieves.

As Detective Jack Warr investigates, he discovers locals with dark secrets, unearths hidden crimes - and hits countless dead ends. With few leads and the violent attacks escalating, he will have to act as audaciously as the criminals if he hopes to stop them.

When Warr meets Charlotte Miles, a terrified woman with links to the group, he must use her to lure the unsuspecting killers into one last job, and into his trap. But with the law already stretched to breaking point, any failure will be on Warr's head - and any more blood spilled, on his hands...

 

RNIB

The RNIB website has some helpful information available on eBooks and digital reading

 
RNIB Talking Book Service

The RNIB has made their Talking Book Service available free of charge to any UK resident who is blind, partially sighted or who has an impairment that prevents or limits them from reading standard print.

There are 25,000 unabridged titles available by digital download through RNIB Overdrive or Daisy CD and USB stick delivered by post. The titles can be downloaded to computer, tablet or smart phone using the free Overdrive app. To use the postal service you will need either a DAISY CD or USB stick player, or device that plays MP3 files.

Simply register on the RNIB site to sign up for this service if you meet the eligibility criteria. Full instructions and help are available on the RNIB site.

 

If you experience any difficulties logging into your library account please contact library.info@westlothian.gov.uk

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