Girl with earphones listening to audioAn eAudiobook is a recording of a reading of a book which can be listened to on a computer or a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet. Hamilton City Libraries offer eAudiobooks through three platforms, BorrowBox, uLIBRARY and Wheelers.

BorrowBox

BorrowBox1,400+ eAudiobooks (and 4,000+ eBooks) are available through BorrowBox.

Borrow up to 5 eAudiobooks (and 5 eBook titles) for 14 days.

Preview both formats before downloading.

No overdue fees.

Reserve items out on loan.

View our brief user guide (PDF, 2.93MB).

Smartphone / tablet users can download the BorrowBox Library app from the App Store, Google Play or for your Amazon Fire. Sign in using Hamilton City Libraries (typing 'Ham' will bring up our full name), your library card number (CXXXXXXXD) and PIN.

Available for iOSAndroid and Amazon.

uLIBRARY

uLIBRARY logoeAudiobooks are now available from uLIBRARY.

Borrow up to 5 eAudiobooks for 14 days.

No overdue fees.

Reserve items out on loan.

Smartphone / tablet users can download the uLIBRARY app from the App Store or Google Play. Sign in by selecting Hamilton City Libraries, and entering your library card number (CXXXXXXXD) and PIN.

Available for iOS and Android.

 

uLibrary is offering Library customers unlimited access to their platform of eAudiobook titles until the 31 July 2020.  Listen to and discover 500 of Ulverscroft’s exclusive audiobooks from bestselling authors like Ann Cleeves, James Patterson and Lee Child.

To access these titles, fill in the registration form at ulibrary.net/register and uLibrary will send through your temporary login details for this period.  These will differ from your library card number and PIN log-in details.

Wheelers ePlatform

Wheelers ePlatform appeAudiobooks are now available through Wheelers.

Borrow up to 5 eAudiobooks for 14 days.

No overdue fees.

Reserve items out on loan.

View a brief user guide or get more information about Wheelers apps.

Available for iOSAndroidWindows devices and Amazon

Other sources of eAudiobooks

  • Podiobooks offers complete books in episodic form.

  • Open Culture has a very respectable collection of great audio books, mostly classics.

  • The Internet Archive has a very good collection of free audio books and poetry recordings from a eclectic variety of sources.

  • Librivox is an entirely volunteer-curated collection of free audio books that are in the public domain.

  • Learn Out Loud is a gigantic collection of free audio books, lectures, and educational podcasts.

  • Project Gutenberg offers thousands of free, public domain audio books.