eBooks and eAudio books

Migration of eBooks and eAudio books to Borrowbox - May 2022

From  3rd May, all Solihull Libraries’ eBook and eAudio book content will move to BorrowBox. See our Migration FAQ for more details. Emagazines will remain with Overdrive/Libby and eNewspapers through PressReader and Newsbank will be unaffected.


PressReader titles are now available through the Libby app on your tablet or laptop. Once you are logged into Libby, PressReader will show as Extras on the main Libby page. You do not need to log in again.

Our eBook and eAudio book service is provided by BorrowBox.

Download eBooks and eAudiobooks with Borrowbox

You can login in with your library card number and PIN. Contact 247library@solihull.gov.uk if you need to check or reset your library card number and PIN. Membership numbers issued with SLP, WP or H prefixes will work.

If you don’t have a library card, here’s how you can join a Solihull library.

eBooks and eAudio books use the Borrowbox app. The app is available for:

  • IPads
  • IPhones
  • Android phones and tablets
  • Amazon Kindle Fires

You can also use Borrowbox on your:

How to log into Borrowbox

eBooks and eAudio books are available for up to 21 days, and will automatically expire at the end of the loan period unless you return them first. You can also renew items if they are not requested by other customers.

If the item is out on loan you can reserve it and be notified when it becomes available.

If you are using another library service you can also use the same Borrowbox app for more than one library service.

We also offer a wide selection of eMagazines through Libby, and eNewspapers through PressReader and Newsbank.