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eBooks

Download and read new and best-selling books without leaving home!

As a library member, you can download eBooks for free on your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone. All you need is your library card number and password.

Borrowing an eBook from the library is like borrowing a regular book: there's usually a limited number of copies of each book available at any one time, and items must be returned by a due date.

Your Wollongong City Libraries membership gives you access to these eBook platforms:

Hoopla offers a world of entertainment, all with just your library card. Not only can you borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks, but you can also borrow movies, music, and comics! Whether you're looking to start streaming immediately, or to download and enjoy at a later date, Hoopla has flexible borrowing options to suit everyone.

Download the app for your phone or tablet - App Store (for Apple devices) or Google Play (for Android) - or head to Hoopla's website to start streaming today.

Want to watch your borrowed movies and shows on the big screen? Hoopla supports Chromecast for televisions!

If you need some help with Hoopla, try looking through their FAQ's.

Borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines to read on your phone or tablet using Libby by OverDrive. Borrow classics, new releases, nonfiction and bestsellers for all ages.

Access Libby in any web browser, or download via App Store or Google Play. You can also browse this collection using the classic OverDrive catalogue.

Customise font size, lighting and layout for increased readability. If you're on the road, listen to your eAudiobooks through Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, or a Bluetooth connection.

Libby by Overdrive

With BorrowBox, you can reserve or borrow up to eight eBooks at a time. BorrowBox also gives you access to eAudiobooks, newsletters, bonus interviews and author profiles.

You can use BorrowBox in any web browser, or download the app from the App Store (for Apple devices) or Google Play (for Android).

Borrowbox also has the option of Dyslexia font.

Log in to read the BorrowBox Help Guide and get started.

Go to BorrowBox online or open the app to start borrowing.

The State Library of NSW has rolled out indyreads - an ebook platform with a collection of classic fiction and non-fiction, including modern international and Australian literary classics and prize winners.

Download the app from the App store (for Apple devices) or Google Play (for Android).

Go to indyreads for more information or visit the FAQ section.

LOTE Online for Kids

LOTE Online for Kids is an eResource that supports language learning for children. Books are available in the language you select and English with an Australian accent. This helps make learning another language, or English, an enjoyable and intuitive experience.

There are over 300 digital books available in 15 Languages Other Than English. More languages and titles will become available over time, so be sure to check back regularly.

All you need to access LOTE Online for Kids is your Wollongong City Libraries card number .

Want more downloads?

Check out our other collections with online and downloadable options: