How do I get a BorrowBox on my laptop?

Guide to downloading Borrowbox Audiobooks to a computer and MP3 player

  1. Step 1 – Go to the website and login.
  2. Step 2 – Choose an Audiobook and download it.
  3. Step 3 – Listen on your computer or transfer to an MP3 player.
  4. eBooks from Borrowbox.

Can I use BorrowBox without a library card?

If you don’t have a Manchester Libraries card but still want to borrow our e-books and e-audio books the very kind people at Borrowbox have a solution. You can now sign up to download e-books and e-audio books via Borrowbox without needing to visit the library. Register for a temporary library card here.

What is the difference between BorrowBox and Libby?

BorrowBox will replace the current Overdrive service and Libby app which will stop at 7pm this Friday 23 February. Users will be unable to view or listen to any eBooks or eAudiobooks borrowed through Overdrive or Libby from this time.

How can I read library books online?

If your library is signed up with Libby, OverDrive, or Hoopla, you can browse, borrow, and read books directly through the app. This option includes audiobooks, magazines, and other digital content. Some apps even let you send ebooks to the Amazon Kindle app, where it’s easier to read.

What devices can I use BorrowBox on?

BorrowBox is compatible with all Apple iOS devices such as iPhone, iPad, iPod and just recently – the Apple Watch (please find a demonstration of BorrowBox working on this new device from one of our BorrowBox library authorities here), BorrowBox is also compatible with all android devices and also eReaders, such as …

How do I set up a BorrowBox account?

There are two ways to register for an account;

  1. Using the BorrowBox App. Go to your app store – Apple, Android and Kindle Fire. Search for, download and install the ‘BorrowBox’ app. Open the app.
  2. Using the BorrowBox website. Firstly log in on the Virtual Library then follow the BorrowBox link. Click ‘Sign In’

How much does Libby cost?

completely free
Yes, Libby is completely free. The Libby app is free to install from your device’s app store, and all the digital content from your library is free to borrow with a valid library card. There are no subscription costs, no in-app purchases, and no late fees (digital titles are automatically returned on their due dates).

Is Libby a good app?

Libby has a fresh, easy-to-use design that makes it the best app for most digital library users (in our opinion).

Who owns BorrowBox?

Bolinda has established a global reputation for innovation and quality in the audiobook publishing business. We are Creators and designers of BorrowBox – your library in one app.