eBooks, eAudiobooks, Magazines and Comics

These online services are free to members of Newport Libraries and let you access reference information and download loans direct to your computer or mobile device.

If your library card is not accepted by either service you may need to have your eBook account activated - email LION@newport.gov.uk and tell us the name of the service you are trying to access. 

Amazon eReader devices (such as Kindle) are unable to access these services at the moment.

May 2018

Newport Libraries has signed up to the all-wales eBook and eAudiobook scheme giving customers access to Bolinda, including: 

  • over 20000 eBooks from bestselling authors to timeless classics.
  • over 7000 eAudiobooks, including Bolinda exclusives and Audible titles
  • increased loans of 10 books and 10 audiobooks at the same time
  • increased loan periods - borrow books for 3 weeks 

Our contract with Overdrive will end on 27 July when the Libby app will no longer be supported by Newport Libraries. 

Overdrive

The Overdrive service has over 4500 eBooks and eAudiobooks available for download by Newport Libraries members - no fines and no fuss.

  • up to four items on loan at any one time
  • two week loan period
  • renewals available
  • automatic return
  • you will need to download an app to access these resources 

Download the Overdrive app on AndroidAppleWindowsother systems.

Download Libby for Overdrive on AndroidApple or Windows

Access Overdrive

Bolinda Borrow Box

As a member of Newport Libraries you can enjoy the vast library of Bolinda Borrow Box eBooks and eAudiobooks.

  • up to four items on loan at any one time
  • two week loan period
  • renewals available
  • automatic return

You will need the Borrow Box app to access these resources.

Download the Borrow Box app on Android, Apple or Kindle Fire

Access Bolinda Borrow Box

Zinio Magazines

When you are a member of Newport Libraries you have access to hundreds of magazines online, absolutely free.

  • unlimited items on loan
  • yours to keep forever
  • back issues available
  • the Zinio app is required to access

Download the RB digital app on AndroidApple or Kindle

Access Zinio Magazines

Comics Plus

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

There are over 93 publishers with over 16,000 comics and graphic novels to choose from - and it's all absolutely free.

  • unlimited items on loan
  • one week loan period
  • automatic return
  • mobile devices will need the Comics Plus app

Download the RB digital app on AndroidApple or Kindle

Access Comics Plus