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e-audiobook set-up

Download and listen to over 1,000 free e-audiobooks on your smart phone, tablet or PC.


mobile phone with headphones and a book on a table

We provide free access to 2 separate e-audiobook catalogues - RBDigital and BorrowBox.

Set up instructions for the e-audiobook services, tablet and smartphone

If you already use these apps for ebooks (BorrowBox) or e-magazines (RBDigital) then you can also access that service’s e-audiobooks using the appropriate app.

BorrowBox set up

  1. Download the BorrowBox app from the Play Store (Android) or App store (Apple).
  2. Enter the library as 'Derbyshire County Council'.
  3. Enter your library card number and PIN.
  4. Start borrowing and downloading e-audiobooks.

RBDigital set up

  1. Download the RBDigital app from the Play Store (Android) or App store (Apple).
  2. Click 'not a member? Register now'.
  3. Complete the registration process selecting 'Derbyshire County Council' as your library.
  4. Start borrowing and downloading e-audiobooks.

What you can borrow

You can borrow up to 5 e-audiobooks from BorrowBox and 5 extra from RBDigital.

The audiobooks can be borrowed for up to 21 days after which time the file will expire.

It's possible to renew items if you've not finished listening to them.

Items can be returned early if you've finished with them.

Help and support

BorrowBox help

Help guides can be found on BorrowBox. You'll need to login with your library card number and PIN. If you have a technical question, you can email: support@bolindadigital.com

RBDigital help

There is plenty of help available on RBDigital e-audiobooks. If you have a technical question, you can contact UK-based RBDigital support.

Ask library

If you need further help or advice you can contact 'Ask library' email: asklibrary@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 01629 533444.