eBooks & Audiobooks

Borrow for free from one of our eBook platforms to read or listen on your own device. All you’ll need is your library membership ID, and download the supporting app.

Find out more in our FAQ or ask us for help getting started.

Bolinda Borrowbox

New Zealand, Australian and International eBooks and eAudio fresh to you from Bolinda Borrowbox. Use on PC with Adobe Digital Editions, or download the Borrowbox app from the usual locations. Compatible with most eReaders for eBooks (except Kindle) and MP3 players for eAudio. Reserve and renew from My Account or in the app.

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South Island Downloadable Zone

The South Island Downloadable Zone from Overdrive loans eBooks and audiobooks via your membership ID and PIN to either your desktop or your device (not available on Kindle).

Check the Overdrive help page for troubleshooting and extensive guides.

Look for the Libby app from your preferred app provider and get started to see what titles are available, or place holds on ones that aren’t.

Libby help is available here

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Wheelers ePlatform

We've simplified access to our eBooks: more books, fewer apps!

All our great content from ePlatform is now merged with Bolinda BorrowBox. If you've e-items currently checked out on the Wheelers app, once you're finished simply return and choose your next e-reads using BorrowBox, or Overdrive using Libby.