Borrow E-books, E-magazines and E-Audio

E-book downloads are available for most e-readers (except Kindles)

E-books can be read by downloading Adobe Digital Editions onto your PC or by using the E-Book App     

You will need to know your library membership number and PIN before you can register to use the service.  Contact your library if you do not know your PIN.

The service is only available to people who are already registered as a member of either Nottingham City or Nottinghamshire County library services.

It is free to borrow an item, and it is "loaned" to you for 3 weeks, after which it will disappear from your device. 

Borrow E-audio

Nottingham City Libraries' members can download audio books for free. You can borrow up to 4 titles at a time and keep for three weeks.

To find out more visit our Ulverscroft eAudio collection

You will need your library card number and pin to log in.  For any more information visit the help section on the Ulverscroft page. 

You can download the Ulibrary app for free


Nottingham City Library members can now access a range of e-magazines free of charge.  The magazines can be read on-line or downloaded to read later.  You can use smartphone, tablet or PC to read magazines wherever you are. There are a range of titles on a variety of subjects to choose from.  There is no limit on the length of time you can keep a title or the number of titles you can download. You need to know your library card number to create an e-magazine account.

Our top titles include:

The Economist, Amateur Photographer ‘Empire , Hello! BBC Good Food

BBC History ,New Scientist, Gardeners World

Accessing the magazines

Click on the link below to create an account specifically to read and borrow e-magazines. 


 You will be asked to enter your email and to create a password. 

Click on “create account” on the top right hand side of the page.  Make sure you include the D number when you enter your library card number. 

You should be able to view your chosen magazine using your browser (e.g. Internet Explorer 10, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome), but you can also download the RB Digital app to use on your PC, Mac, smartphone or tablet.  

Links to the app for IOS/Android and Kindle are available on the RB Digital page which displays the magazine covers.


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