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Download audiobooks for free with the Idea Store eLibrary.

Check out, download and enjoy!

Downloading audiobooks is quick and easy.

  • Log-in using your Idea Store library card number and PIN.
  • Install the free supported software.
  • When you find a title you're interested in, add it to the Basket and check it out.
  • Downloads are available for 7, 14 or 21 days.
  • You will never accrue late fees with titles you download from the eLibrary. Titles expire at the end of the loan period, and they are automatically returned to the library.

Download Audiobooks with Overdrive

Discover our range of audio books available to download from our eLibrary.

You can download up to 5 titles at a time. Titles are not renewable, but can be checked out again after they’ve ‘expired’.

Or, with Overdrive Listen simply browse, borrow, and listen in your browser with a single click. There are no downloads or software required; all you need is a compatible web browser.

Download Audiobooks with BorrowBox   

Borrow, download and enjoy audiobooks with BorrowBox. BorrowBox offers a wide choice of audiobooks for you to borrow and listen to through a simple app for smartphones and tablets. You can also borrow and download your audiobooks to your PC or Mac to put them onto an iPod or other MP3 player. The Audiobooks automatically expire at the end of the three-week loan period, so you will not need to return them. BorrowBox includes a selection of titles for adults, young adults, and children. You can borrow 4 titles at a time.

Download Audiobooks with RB Digital  

Download the latest bestsellers with this audio book service.  There is a wide range of Audiobooks to choose from on the RBdigital website and app. You can listen to them on you computer, smartphone or tablet for FREE. There are over 600 titles available. You can download up to 10 titles at a time. Titles can be renewed.
Discover recommended titles, based on your downloads, by clicking 'My Account' then 'Recommended'.


Watch a short video on how to checkout and listen to RBdigital Audiobooks online.
Watch a short video on how to checkout and listen to RBdigital Audiobooks using the media manager.
View the RBdigital All in One App User Guide as a PDF

If you have a smartphone or tablet, the most convenient way to enjoy your magazines is using the RBDigital App, available for iphone/ipad, Android and Kindle fire.
apple app store google play store kindle fire store

Download Audiobooks with Ulverscroft Digital

Free audiobook downloads are available from your library powered by Ulverscroft Digital.   Listen to sound clips before downloading your chosen title.  All titles are compatible with your MP3 device, iPod, iPad or smartphone. There is no software to download and you can either listen at your computer or transfer to your MP3 device, smartphone, iPod or iPad. The Ulverscroft Digital app is available as a free download in the Google Play store (version 1.7) and Apple App store (version 3.0).