Manly library card holders can borrow e-books and audiobooks through Wheelers, Bolinda Borrow Box and Overdrive. Digital magazines can be borrowed from Zinio. If you can't find what you're looking for using these services, try these other free resources

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

How to use Wheelers


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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.

How to use Borrowbox

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The Shorelink Overdrive Collection offers you the Overdrive service to bring you over 1,200 eAudiobooks & eBooks from a range of best selling fiction titles and popular authors.

How to use Overdrive

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Zinio is your online eMagazine newsstand, with over 140 titles to choose from. No checkout limits, and back issues are available.

How to use Zinio

Other eBooks:

Tumblebook Library

The TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books in English and other languages. The Learning Language books include a "Tumble Word Helper" which gives the pronunciation and translation of selected words in the story. The TumbleBook Library also includes reading comprehension quizzes, and educational games. Click on the link above for access. Access is also available from home.

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.

If you are using a tablet such as an iPad, Android tablet, or Kindle Fire, you will find there are many applications for eBooks, eAudio and eMags. Below is a selection that will help use the library's collections, as well as free titles.

Overdrive icon Overdrive Media Console

Available for all platforms, reads eBooks (on apps) and eAudio

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Available for all platforms, used for any eBooks from Amazon 

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Available for mobile & desktop,  reads your Zinio eMags.

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Available on Google Play and  iTunes

Available to download on a desktop PC, LibriVox also has free apps you can use to download or stream free eAudio books.

Calibre icon Calibre eBook Management  Calibre is free software that can not only manage your eBook collection on a PC, but can convert your DRM free eBooks between differing formats. Note: you can’t convert EBL or Overdrive books from their original format.

 Note: DRM stands for Digital Rights Management. This controls how long a borrowed Title can be used, and how many people can access a title.