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Ebooks in Public Libraries


Please note: due to system maintenance, the eplatform will be unavailable from 11 to 13 May 2017. We apologise for the inconvenience.


North Lincolnshire library members can download our FREE ebooks to computers, compatible eReaders, smartphones and tablets.

You can borrow up to five titles at any one time for a period of up to 21 days. After that the book will automatically disappear from your device, so no late returns or charges.  Click on 'Zoom' under the flowchart on this page to see our step by step guide.  Then: 

Visit our ebook library

to see our great selection of titles on offer. You will need your barcoded library card number to login and download the ebooks. If you are not currently a library member please see our page on how to join the library.

A guide to useful apps when using our ebooks
Device  App (from the app store on your device) 
 iPhone  Apple ePlatform by Wheelers app
   Bluefire Reader
   DL Reader app
 iPad  Apple ePlatform by Wheelers app
   Bluefire Reader
   DL Reader app
 iPod touch  Apple ePlatform by Wheelers app
   Bluefire Reader
   DL Reader app
 Android phone  Google Play ePlatform by Wheelers app
   Bluefire Reader
   DL Reader app
Android tablet  Google Play ePlatform by Wheelers app
   Bluefire Reader
   DL Reader app
 Windows tablet  Windows ePlatform app
   DL Reader app
 Kobo eReader  Adobe Digital Editions
 Sony eReader  Reader Library Software
 Kindle Fire  ePlatform app
   Overdrive app
 Desktop or laptop (PC or Mac)  Adobe Digital Editions


Please note that the above is only a guide.  For more information on these apps, or if your device is not listed, click on 'support' to look under 'Help Topics' on our ebook pages, or click on 'contact' to submit a query.  

PLEASE NOTE: our ebooks cannot be read on an Amazon Kindle eReader.

As well as ebooks, library members can also access a range of magazines for free online. 

Please contact us for further information on either of these services.

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Click on zoom to see our flowchart

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Contact details


01724 860161  

Central Library
Carlton Street
North Lincolnshire
DN15 6TX

Opening hours

Monday: 9am to 5pm
Tuesday: 9am to 4pm
Wednesday: 9am to 7pm
Thursday: 9am to 4pm
Friday: 9am to 5pm
Saturday: 9am to 4pm

Closed on bank holidays

Last updated: 09/05/2017
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