E-books & E-Audiobooks

E-books & E-Audiobooks

Love reading or listening to books, did you know that Vivacity Libraries offer FREE collections of both downloadable e-books and e-audiobooks easily accessible via your tablet, smartphone or computer?

With 5000 downloadable book titles, and over 2000 audio books to choose from covering a wide range of genres you will be spoilt for choice!

WE HAVE MOVED OUR MAIN E-BOOK COLLECTION FROM "OVERDRIVE" TO "CLOUD LIBRARY". PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR DETAILS.

Download up to 4 books or audiobooks from each service for up to 21 days at a time  completely FREE!

 

Features of our downloadable book services

  • These books are all FREE to borrow
  • You can download up to 4 e-books or e-audiobooks from each service for up to 21 days a ta time
  • No overdues, your loan will automatically expire after 3 weeks and in some cases the books are renewable
  • Download directly onto phones, tablets and desktops (Compatible with PC's, MACs and Kindle Fire/Fire HD)
  • New titles regularly added

Explore the range of titles available below and get downloading!

Overdrive e-book service has ended

Vivacity Peterborough Libraries have moved our e-book collection to a new, easy to use e-book service which will replace Overdrive. The “Cloud Library” has a range of exciting titles including all the titles that were previously available on Overdrive., and links up to your current library card.

Use Cloud Library on many devices, including:

  • Apple devices (iPad, iPhone)
  • Android tablets and phones
  • Kindle Fires
  • PCs and Macs (transfer to your Nook or Kobo e-reader)
  • Chromebooks

The set-up is simple – download the app, log in one time with your Vivacity Peterborough Libraries card, and then you are set to read e-books anytime, anywhere!

Alternatively you can download titles to your PC or Mac from the Cloud Library website at: https://ebook.yourcloudlibrary.com/library/vpl

Check out up to 4 titles at a time, and keep them all for 21 days, when the e-books automatically expire from your account.

Our new e-book service will include all of the books available in our current e-book catalogue, as well as new ones purchased for the Cloud Library.

If you’ve not used our e-book collections before, this is a great time to start. With 5000 titles to choose from, we’re sure you’ll find something you like.

For existing Overdrive users  - There will be no access to Overdrive after 14th August, so if you have e-books on loan on that date, please note your place; you will be able to re-borrow them using The Cloud Library on 15th August. You will also need to re request any titles that you had on hold on Overdrive. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

We hope you won’t have any problems with the new service, but in the unlikely event you do experience any difficulties please visit the Cloud Library help pages at http://yourcloudlibrary.com/index.php/en-us/support or e-mail us at libraryenquiries@vivacity-peterborough.com

cloudLibrary e-book download collection

Vivacity Peterborough Libraries has a new, easy to use eBook service!  The cloudLibrary has great new titles and links up to your Vivacity Peterborough Libraries account.

Use cloudLibrary on many devices, including:

  • Apple devices (iPad, iPhone)
  • Android tablets and phones
  • Kindle Fires
  • PCs and Macs (transfer to your Nook or Kobo e-reader)
  • Chromebooks

The set-up is simple – download the app from the App store or Google Play, log in one time with your library card, and then you are set to read eBooks anytime, anywhere!

You can also download e-books to your PC or MAC from the cloudLibrary website.  You will need to download an app to your computer. To find out how to do this please click here for PCs and click here for MACs.

Check out up to 4 titles at a time, and keep them all for 21 days, when the eBooks automatically expire from your account.

Bolinda BorrowBox audiobook download and e-books collections

Download and listen to books on the go, with our e-audio book download service. There are over 600 great titles to choose from and there is a BorrowBox app available for mobile devices for our e-audio service.

Simply install the BorrowBox app on your Apple iOS or Android device and select from the extensive list of bestselling eAudiobooks. The app is available free from the App Store orGoogle Play. You can download and listen, all within the app, and can access your audio library wherever you go.

There is also a BorrowBox app for the Kindle Fire. Click here to find out how to download it. e-audio and e-books are free to download to Peterborough Library members from http://library.bolindadigital.com/vivacity

NEW - we now have a collection of 100 great Bolinda e-books to choose from, which you can access and read using the same app.

Find all e-books and e-audio books on the library catalogue

Borrow, download and enjoy!

RBdigital audio book download collection

Download and listen to books on the go, with our WF Howes RBdigital e-audio book download service. There are over 1400 titles to choose from.

This collection features a great range of contemporary authors: from Phillipa Gregory and Ellie Griffiths and Hilary Mantel to Peter May. We’re sure you’ll find plenty to listen to and we’re going to be regularly adding exciting new titles.

There is an RBdigital app available for mobile devices, for our e-audio service. Simply install the RBdigital app on your Apple iOS or Android device and then select from the extensive list of bestselling eAudiobooks. The app is available for free from the App Store or Google Play.

You can download and listen, all within the app, and can access your audio library wherever you go.

e-audio books are free to download to Peterborough Library members fromhttp://peterborough.oneclickdigital.eu/

Borrow, download and enjoy!

Ulverscroft Digital audio book download collection

Free audio book downloads powered by Ulverscroft Digital are available from Peterborough Libraries. You can listen to sound clips before downloading your chosen title. All titles are compatible with your MP3 device, iPod, iPad or smartphone. The FREE “Ulibrary” app available for both IOS via the App Store and Android devices via the Play Store.

To get started, click here to go to the Ulverscroft Digital website. You’ll need to register and then you’re ready to start enjoying the service.

Downloading our titles is as easy as 1,2,3…
1) Login Enter your library username and pin.
2) Download Browse the catalogue of best-selling tiles and click on ‘Borrow’. There is no other software to download.
3) Listen Either listen at your computer or transfer to your MP3 device, smartphone, iPod or iPad.

There are currently 300 titles to choose from and we’ll be regularly adding new books to the collection.

OneClickdigital classic e-book download collection

Vivacity Peterborough Libraries are now offering a collection of “classic” e-books.

There are 100 titles to choose from, including some all time favourites such as Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, Jane Austens’ Pride and Prejudice and Bram Stokers’ Dracula.

The E-books are free to download to Peterborough Library members from:http://peterborough.oneclickdigital