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Download ebooks for free with the Idea Store eLibrary.

Check out, download and enjoy!

Downloading ebooks 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 eBooks with Overdrive

Discover our range of eBooks 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’. Discover how to download eBooks to your Kindle Fire via the Overdrive App.

Or, with Overdrive Read simply browse, borrow, and read right in your browser with a single click. There are no downloads or software required; all you need is a compatible web browser. You can add bookmarks, take notes, or make highlights. 

eReading Room: Digital Collection for Kids and Teens  

Visit the user-friendly Kids eReading Room and Teens eReading Room for eBooks and audiobooks suitable for children and teenagers. You can browse by subject and reading level. Choose from Fiction, Non Fiction, Classics, Comic & Graphic Books, Historical Fiction, Humour, Mystery, Mythology & Folklore, Picture Books, Science & Nature and Science Fiction & Fantasy.