eBooks & eJournals

Welcome to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Digital Library - now the library is always open.

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Kensington and Chelsea libraries now offer you 24 hour access to our eJournal collection which includes sections on financial information, politics and ecology.


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Overdrive Digital Library

The Overdrive digital library is available 24/7. Explore our growing collection of audiobooks and eBooks.

Download your selections to your computer to use, or transfer to a compatible portable device, including iPad, iPod, iPhone, Kindle Wildfire, MP3 players and even your Smartphones.

Public Library Online

Cover image of book titled The Finkler QuestionVisit our latest and updated addition to our digital library. All the books can be accessed online 24 hours a day.

A fantastic selection of Booker Prize winners, teen and children’s fiction, crime, Shakespeare and book group reads for you to read online anytime anywhere, either in the library or at home by logging in with your library card number.

Look out for the added extras including Reading Group Guides and author interviews.

Words for Life logoFree online ebooks for children

The Words for Life website hosts some amazing free eBooks for children of all ages.

There are also some brilliant activities that will help children to improve their reading.

Project Gutenburg

This is the place where you can download over 30,000 free ebooks to read on your PC, iPhone, Kindle, Sony Reader or other portable device.

You can also access Project Gutenburg from within our OverDrive collection