The UK’s number 1 digital library app is available for all Salford Library members.

Avid book fans can read or even listen to their favourite read, all for FREE! This innovative app offers users the chance to digitally borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks for limited periods. You can read or listen to a huge selection of titles from the world’s best authors.

It’s like having your own personalised library in your pocket!

How it works:

  1. Go to iTunes or the Google Play Store
  2. Search for the BorrowBox app
  3. Download the app to your phone or tablet
  4. Log in with your library and card number and PIN
  5. Browse the thousands of titles, select your favourite and download
  6. Borrow the book for a 3 week period

You can also download BorrowBox to Kindle Fire. Simply go to the Appstore on your device, search BorrowBox Library and download the app.

After that it’s returned automatically unless you renew it – so no overdue charges.

You can borrow up to 5 eBooks and 4 eAudiobooks at a time, but you can digitally return items and borrow more whenever you like.

Perfect for Children

With it’s easy to use functionality and use of the latest technology, it also appeals to children. They can choose their favourite David Walliams or Jacqueline Wilson book and get reading. So if you’re looking to get them to read more, or just want nurture a love of reading, then why not download the app using their library card number and set them off on a literacy adventure…

Not a Library Member?

BorrowBox is a truly fantastic service, so if you’re not a library member but want to access a huge range of FREE ebooks, then join today. Just head to any one of our 16 libraries across the city, join for FREE and access BorrowBox straightaway.