Browse eBooks and eAudiobooks

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cartoon hands using BorrowBox on a laptop

BorrowBox is an easy to use eAudiobook and eBook platform with downloadable fiction and nonfiction for teens. There is a wide selection of titles including Australian and New Zealand titles. You can download the BorrowBox app to your smartphone and tablet.

  • Borrow up to five eBooks and five eAudiobooks at a time for 14 days.

  • No overdue fees, as eBooks and eAudiobooks are automatically returned when they are due.

Browse eBooks and eAudiobooks

Explore BorrowBox

Browse BorrowBox on your desktop or laptop anywhere, anytime via your web browser at the link below.

Sign in using your library card number and PIN.

Download borrowed items and listen in your preferred media player, or read using Adobe Digital Editions. See how to set up Adobe Digital Editions on the BorrowBox Help page.


BorrowBox for Teens

Install the BorrowBox app on your compatible smartphone, tablet, or eReader, and read or listen to books right in the app.

Select Find your library > Hamilton City Libraries. Sign in using your library card number and PIN.

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If you have a compatible eReader, please refer to the Download eBooks section of the BorrowBox Help page. There you'll find instructions on how to transfer the eBook to your eReader once it has been downloaded.

For Kobo users, you may also refer to our Hamilton City Libraries Kobo Guide which will take you through the set-up and use of both Wheelers and BorrowBox eBooks with Kobo.

For further help and answers to frequently asked questions, please refer to the BorrowBox Help page.

If you can't find a solution using these resources, please contact the Matihiko/Digital Services Team with a description of the issues.