Norfolk Library & Information Service - eBooks, eAudio and Online Newspapers & Magazines

We offer a range of eBooks, eAudio books, eNewspapers and eMagazines that library members can download free of charge, with no reservation or overdue charges. All you need is a library card. Read or listen on your computer, smartphone, tablet or eBook reader.

eBooks and eAudio books from OverDrive

Search the Norfolk OverDrive website
•Sign in with your library card number and PIN
•Borrow up to six titles for three weeks
•OverDrive is compatible with most devices including Kindle Fire tablets (but not Kindle eReaders)
•You can borrow items on your mobile device (iOS 9.0 or later, Android 5.0 or later, and Windows 10) by downloading the new Libby App
•If you have an older device you can download the OverDrive app from your App store

Technical help

Visit the OverDrive help pages for answers to technical problems, including a list of compatible devices, or fill out their online form.

For help with the Libby App visit the Libby Help website.

eNewspapers and eMagazines from PressReader

Sign up for free PressReader access
•Access thousands of newspapers and magazines online (UK and worldwide coverage)
•Sign up for free with your library card and PIN Library card user guide
•Sign up and access on the web or download the app for tablets and mobiles from your app store
•Read online or download newspapers and magazines to your mobile device to read anytime
•You can increase text size, translate into 17 languages or listen with the read aloud function

Please note: free access is only available when signing up with your library card and pin number. Signing in with a social media account will result in being charged for using this service.

Technical help

For user guides, tutorials and help with any technical queries visit the PressReader help centre.

eMagazines from RBdigital

Search the Norfolk RBdigital website
•We have a great selection of popular eMagazine titles available from RBdigital
•Register with your library card number on the RBdigital website
•Check out an unlimited number of magazines. Read online or download checked out issues to your mobile device to read anytime
•To borrow eMagazines on your mobile device download the RBdigital App from your device's App store

From 10 November 2020
•Our RBdigital eAudio book collection has moved to OverDrive and the Libby App
•If you currently have an eAudio book checked out in the RBdigital app, it will be available through the remainder of the lending period, so you can finish your title without disruption or risk of losing your place in the book.
•Holds will not be moved, but you can export your transaction history from the RBdigital website by accessing My Account > Profiles. And you can place holds on those titles again on the Norfolk OverDrive website or the Libby app.

Technical help

For user guides, tutorials and help with any technical queries, visit the RBdigital support page.


Parent Organisation
Norfolk County Council