eReading

Manly library card holders can borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks through Wheelers, and Bolinda Borrow Box. If you can't find what you're looking for using these services, try these other free resources. 


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Wheelers ePlatform brings you the latest fiction and non-fiction titles from a range of best selling Authors.

Access
App users will need to add Manly Library before borrowing titles. Sign in by using your Manly library barcode (X030 . . . ) and PIN (by default the last four digits of your barcode number). These can be set to keep you logged in.

Finding titles
Search by keyword title or author, or browse by  author, series, subject and new titles and a slew of categories, as well as only titles that are available.

Borrowing
You can borrow up to 10 titles for 21 days. Titles can be read online and saved in your browser cache for offline reading, without needing to download and have an Adobe ID.  Titles can be read online and saved in your browser cache for offline reading, without needing to download and have an Adobe ID. Alternatively, they can be downloaded to an eReader app on a tablet or phone, or Adobe  Digital editions on a PC to for reading.

Renewals, Reserves, and Returns
Renewals cannot be performed on any of the ePlatform titles at this time. 

Reserves can be placed on any item that is on loan, with the date shown when the item is due. You will need to have an email address at Manly Library to be alerted when your title is ready for reading.

Returns can be done for any titles. From the my shelf screen you can select a title then choose return this title?, or you can return books when reading them by clicking Library then return this loan. To return eBooks in Adobe Digital Editions by selecting items and choosing Returned Borrowed item.


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Bolinda Borrow Box hosts eBook and eAudio titles from best selling Authors from Australia and abroad, with apps for Android and Apple.

https://library.bolindadigital.com/manly 

How to use Borrowbox

 

Finding Titles
Once logged in you can search by keyword, Title, Author and Narrator. You can also browse by age group, as well as by new releases and top titles in the collection.

Borrowing
Selecting a title asks you to confirm your loan, when either downloading to your app, or to your PC with Adobe Digital editions.  You can borrow four (4) eAudio and four (4) eBooks for 21 days. Loans reset every two weeks.

Renewals, Reserves and Returns
Note: renewals and reserves count as LOANS and are counted against your total loan limit.

Renewals can be done at anytime before an item is due, and can be borrowed twice more for an additional 21 days from the due date.

Reservations can be placed and cancelled on any title, and you will receive an email or app alert notifying you when the title is available to download.

Returns can be performed on the app as well as the desktop (PC) site any time after borrowing an item.


 Cannot find the book you want?

Why not try one of these free eBook & eAudio services:

For more information or assistance in accessing e-Books email Manly Library or call us on on (02) 9976 1743.