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eBooks and eAudiobooks

Our new Borrowbox eBook and eAudiobook service is now available.

You will need to create an account with Borrowbox either on the Borrowbox website or by downloading the app to your mobile device. You will need your borrower number and PIN to create an account.

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Read full digital copies of your favourite magazines for free from your computer, smartphone or tablet. Magazines are available covering everything from food to computers, and music to art. Titles include Hello!; BBC Good Food; Amateur Photographer; BBC Top Gear and Cosmopolitan . Borrow an unlimited number of magazines to keep forever or delete when you want.

Getting started:

  • go to the RBdigital website
  • create a new account using your library card number including the TRP
  • browse the selection
  • checkout your chosen publications to read in your browser or on a range of mobile devices.

RBdigital magazines can be read on a wide variety of desktop and mobile devices. The RBdigital for Libraries app is designed for offline reading. When installing the RBdigital app make sure to select 'Greater Manchester Libraries' from the list of available libraries and not 'Trafford'.

To access the magazines through an app it must first be checked out while you are online through the website. You cannot checkout new titles through the app alone.

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Comics Plus Library Edition gives you unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics on any web-connected device.

View titles through your web browser on any computer, tablet or smartphone with an internet connection. Read comics on your tablet or smartphone. Browse by age, genre, publisher, comic, and instantly checkout your favourites. Access comics whenever you want them - no holds or waiting. The Comics Plus website is designed to be used on the web so it is not necessary to download software.

To access the service, go to the Comics Plus website, where you will first need to create an account. If you have an Apple device, the Comics Plus Library Edition app is also available through the Apple App Store. An Android app is in development also.

Please note that although each title has age appropriate indication, parental guidance is recommended.

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Transparent Language Online

Use your library card to sign up to Transparent Language Online and start learning a new language online today. From Afrikaans to Zulu, choose from over a hundred languages to improve your langauge skills for business or pleasure.