eReading : eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eComics

We work with specialist providers to offer our library members access to thousands of the very best digital titles including eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers and eComics – all free of charge.

If you are a member of Dundee Libraries you can log in to the following services using your borrower number and PIN.

If you can't remember your borrower number or PIN or you normally use an NEC card in the library please contact central.library@leisureandculturedundee.com or call 01382 431539 for assistance.

If you are not a Dundee library member yet sign up now and you will be given a temporary membership number and pin which will allow you immediate access to digital content while a card is being posted out to you.

Our eReading Services

Libby (by Overdrive)

Download the Libby app to your device from your usual app provider and choose Leisure & Culture Dundee as your library

OR

If you are using a PC or laptop access via the following website Libby - Leisure and Culture Dundee (libbyapp.com)

Then log in with your card number and pin to access thousands of titles including;

eBooks and eAudiobooks - choose from thousands of adult, young adult and children's fiction and non-fiction titles. Borrow up to 10 titles for up to 3 weeks.

eMagazines - free unlimited access to thousands of UK and international titles for all ages.

eNewspapers - free unlimited access to full text of thousands of newspapers from over 100 countries every day. Local newspapers The Courier and Dundee Evening Telegraph are included and you can even translate foreign language favourites from their original into more than 16 alternative languages.

To access follow the Extras link in the main menu then select Pressreader. You will be asked to log back in every 30 days so keep your card number and pin handy.

eComics - over 2,500 titles including Marvel, Disney, Dark Horse and Image favourites. Although each title has age appropriate indication, parental guidance is recommended.

Kindle users please note - the only Amazon device compatible with Overdrive in the UK is the Kindle Fire Tablet. You can download the Overdrive app (not Libby) from your Kindle app store to access our collections.

Borrowbox

Download the Borrowbox app here BorrowBox – Your library in one app, then log in with your card number and pin to access a wide range of children's and young adult ebook and eaudiobook titles.

If you need any more information or assistance please contact us at central.library@leisureandculturedundee.com or call 01382 431539.

ULibrary

Just added to our eReading service uLibrary offers access to a small yet growing collection of downloadable audiobooks with the added bonus of access to a monthly digital bookclub. We are delighted to offer the Talking Books Book Club for adults and the Bookworms Bookclub for children (reading age 9+).

How do I access ULibrary?

ULibrary can be accessed via the web browser at https://dundee.ulverscroftulibrary.com
or
download the free uLibrary app from your usual provider then choose Dundee Libraries.

How do I access the book club?

Once logged in to uLibrary click on the book clubs tab to access the current month's titles. Unlimited access to each featured title will be available from the 1st of each month.

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