eBooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers, eAudiobooks, eComics and eScores
If you are a member of Kensington and Chelsea libraries, you can borrow and download books, magazines, newspapers, audiobooks, comics and scores for free straight to a dedicated app on your tablet, phone, eBook reader or computer.
- eBooks, eMagazines eAudiobooks, eComics and eScores from Libby
- eNewspapers and eMagazines from PressReader
Library members can borrow eBooks, eMagazines eAudiobooks, eComics and eScores for free from Libby, by Overdrive. Libby now has a small collection of eBooks in Ukrainian. All you need is your library card membership number and pin or password. In just a few taps, you can start reading or listening instantly on your phone, tablet or computer.
This digital library is available 24/7 without leaving home and is free from our library. Choose from bestsellers, fiction, nonfiction, books for children, and more. Download the Libby app from the Apple App Store or Google Play to get started. Or, use it in your web browser at libbyapp.com
- Download the Libby App
- Find your library
- Enter your library card
If you need any help using the Libby app, take a look at the Libby help pages.
Borrowbox is now available
BorrowBox lets you access amazing audiobooks 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for free via the BorrowBox app. All your favourite content, at the click of a button. To get started, simply download the app and log in using your library account details.(membership number and PIN).
Use your phone, tablet, laptop or home computer, library members can now access bestselling titles from chart-topping authors, such as Richard Osman, Lee Child, Matt Haig, Liane Moriarty, Colson Whitehead, Heather Morris and Lynda La Plante, among many more.
Users only need to download the app and log in using their library credentials to get started.
Once you have an account you can borrow and download up to 8 items for up to 3 weeks, reserve a title and get emailed when it is available to borrow.
With over 6,000 publications from over 100 countries in over 60 languages, PressReader is the leading digital magazine and newspaper provider for premium content. Library members can access 1000s of magazines and newspapers in our libraries and on personal devices.
Read titles like National Post, The Guardian, Washington Post, Vogue, Forbes and much more from all over the world. The new PressReader platform lets you customise your reading experience, gain international perspectives and engage with topics of interest, often online before the print edition.
- go to the PressReader website or download the PressReader app from your smartphone or tablet’s app store
click sign in and choose the 'Libraries & Groups' option
type in ‘Kensington and Chelsea’ and select ‘Library – Kensington & Chelsea’ from the dropdown list
- sign in with your library membership barcode
- you can also access PressReader on your own device using wifi in our libraries - launch either the app or the PressReader website (no need to login with your library membership barcode and pin).
- library members can access user guides, video tips and more on the PressReader Help Center website