Library members can download eBooks and eAudiobooks free of charge using the Libby app from Overdrive and the BorrowBox app.

Find eBooks and eAudiobooks on Overdrive

Find eBooks and eAudiobooks on BorrowBox

Downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks from Libby

To download eBooks and eAudiobooks, you first need to install the Libby or BorrowBox app on your smartphone or tablet.

You can download the apps from:

Once you have downloaded the app, you’ll be asked to select your local library and sign in using your library card and PIN.

If you do not have a PIN, you can reset your PIN. Or you can join the library online.

You can also use Adobe Digital Editions to install downloaded titles onto your Kobo or Nook device.

Compatibility issues

Libby will not work on most Kindle devices. If you have a Kindle Fire you should be able to use the older Overdrive app, although this access is being phased out.

There are some access limitations, on older devices, after an update to the Overdrive system.

This update affects older Android devices including:

  • early Kindle Fires
  • early Samsung Galaxy tablets
  • Kobo Arc devices (released in 2014 or earlier).


Read over 130 complete digital magazines anywhere, anytime on the Libby app.

Find out how to get the Libby app

All you need is your Medway Libraries card to create an account and sign up for the service.

Join the library for free


Use NewsBank to access more than 1,000 daily, weekly, national, regional and local newspapers from across the UK. These include:

eNewspapers and eMagazines on PressReader

PressReader gives unlimited access to thousands of magazines and newspapers from around the world.

PressReader is available free to Medway library members. Just use your library card and PIN to sign in.

View eNewspapers and eMagazines on PressReader