BorrowBox: e-books, e-audiobooks & e-press

BorrowBox: e-books, e-audiobooks & e-press

Discover a wide range of e-books, e-audiobooks and e-press (magazines & newspapers) on BorrowBox – free with your Myli membership.

November 2023 – Myli members can now enjoy reading The Age (weekday & weekend editions), The Monthly, and The Saturday Paper on BorrowBox. Discover these titles under the ‘e-press‘ tab. 

Getting Started: 

Accessing BorrowBox on the App: 

  1. Download and install the app. 
  2. Enter your library name: Myli – My Community Library. 
  3. User ID: Library card barcode number. 
  4. PIN: Library card password or PIN. 
  5. Read and agree to Terms and Conditions. 
  6. Start browsing and borrowing! 

Accessing BorrowBox on your laptop or PC:

Use your library membership barcode and password/PIN. 

Reading e-books on laptop or PC –

To read e-books on your computer, select ‘Read online’ or ‘Download for eReader (Adobe ePub)’. Please make sure that you have installed Adobe Digital Editions. If you haven’t installed this software yet, please visit the Adobe Digital Editions download page and follow the installation instructions provided.

To transfer an eBook to an eReader device –

Attach your eReader device to your computer. It should appear in Adobe Digital Editions in the list on the left side. Now just drag the eBook onto the device. If you require assistance, please visit the BorrowBox Help page or contact your local library branch.

Listen to e-audiobooks on laptop or PC –

Choose to download the complete audiobook instantly or in parts. Locate your download eAudiobook file, unzip it and move the file to your media manager on your computer. Enjoy on your computer, or transfer to your device to listen anywhere. . If you require assistance, please visit the BorrowBox Help page or contact your local library branch.

Loan Periods: 

  • 10 e-books, e-audiobooks, and e-press. 
  • 14-day loan, renewable for an additional 14 days. 

Returning Items: 

  • Automatic after 14 days unless renewed or manually returned. 

BorrowBox Features: 

  • Adjustable playback speeds for e-audiobooks. 
  • Customize e-books: change theme, font, font size, and screen brightness. 
  • Compatible with Apple’s VoiceOver function. 

Need Assistance? 

  • Contact your local branch or Live Chat during business hours on our website. 
  • Visit the Help section on the BorrowBox website here.


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