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Download and listen to thousands of free audiobooks with BorrowBox.

We are aware of some customers experiencing technical issues with BorrowBox. A new app update has been released that should resolve the issue. Please delete and then reinstall the BorrowBox app to ensure you have the latest version (5.0.4.).

We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If you are experiencing any other issues, get in touch with our Customer Service team by emailing

With our BorrowBox service, you get free access to thousands of the latest audiobook titles, including our featured 'unlimited' audiobooks.

Looking to borrow free audiobook titles in your browser? Visit the BorrowBox website.  

How it works

Your library card gives you free access to the BorrowBox app, which allows you to download free audiobooks to your phone or tablet.

You can also listen to the same titles in your browser (such as Chrome, Edge or Firefox) from the BorrowBox website.

Get started

Mobile phones displaying free audiobook titles on the BorrowBox app.
You can use BorrowBox on iOS, Android, MacOS and Windows devices.

BorrowBox is available on iOS, Android phones and tablets and PCs.

All you need is your library card number.

Apply for a library card now — we can get a number to you within a couple of working days.

You can start using BorrowBox through:

  • Downloading the free BorrowBox app from the iOS App Store

  • Downloading the free BorrowBox app from the Google Play store

  • Visiting the BorrowBox website

The quickest way is to install the app. Search for “BorrowBox” in the iOS or Google Play app stores and follow the instructions.

Step by step instructions

We have these step by step instructions:

Setting up BorrowBox on your tablet, phone or PC.

If you get stuck, don’t worry. Our customer service team can help: