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Digital Audiobooks with RBdigital

Library members can choose from over 1,000 audio books to download for free to a PC or smartphone using RBdigital. With broadband access and your library card number you can download and play audiobooks on your computer, or transfer them to your (.wma compatible) MP3 player or other device.

There is no hire charge for this service and you can choose and download up to 10 audiobooks, which are on loan to you for three weeks. If you finish them early you can return them by logging into your account. After three weeks they are returned automatically.

Some titles can only be borrowed by one person at a time, just like a printed book borrowed from the library. Others titles are unlimited and will always be available.

An RBdigital App is available in both iOS and Android format via the Apple App store and the Android Google play store. 

How to Create a RBdigital account

You can sign up to the service by going to RBdigital and creating a new account. You will need your library card number in order to register.

Once you have created your account, you will be able to choose and download your audiobooks any time by logging into the RBdigital site with your login details.

Audiobooks in other formats

We have a wide range of audiobooks on CD at all our libraries. We are adding new titles all the time - search our catalogue if you are looking for a specific author or title. If you can't find what you want please ask, and we will try to get it for you.

Hire Charges

People who have difficulty reading text may borrow audiobooks free of charge. Please ask for details at your local library. For other borrowers, we charge £1.50 for a 3 week loan.