eBooks & stories

As a library member you have access to eBooks and eAudiobooks online for free, using OverDrive, BorrowBox, and Story Box Library. You can also visit your local library to borrow audiobook CDs.

  • OverDrive offers thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks,
  • BorrowBox (NEW) has thousands of eAudiobooks for you, and
  • Story Box Library lets you view hundreds of videos of Australian children's books read by a diverse range of storytellers.

...and it's all free to our members! Join now, or read more about membership.

OverDrive / Libby

Read or listen to books

Go to OverDrive

  • on a computer using a web browser, or
  • on a mobile device using OverDrive's Libby app.

You can browse or search for titles;

You can borrow titles for 7, 14 or 21 days.

Get started

Have a look at this tutorial or OverDrive's Getting started page.

Need help using OverDrive or the Libby app?

Try OverDrive's help or visit your local library.

You will need your library card number and your password/PIN - if you have forgotten your password/PIN, you can reset it here.

BorrowBox - NEW!

Thousands of eAudiobooks to listen to any time from work, home or anywhere! Reserve or borrow up to 10 eAudiobooks at a time.

Go to BorrowBox

  • downloaded to your computer, or
  • on a mobile device using the BorrowBox app:
Note: select 'Libraries Tasmania' in the 'Library' field on the BorrowBox login page.
You can browse or search for titles:

You can borrow titles for 21 days.

Get started

Have a look at this tutorial for an overview of how BorrowBox works.

Need help using BorrowBox?

Try BorrowBox's help or visit your local library.

You will need your library card number and your password/PIN - if you have forgotten your password/PIN, you can reset it here.

Story Box Library

Engaging Australian children's stories read by some of Australia's finest storytellers in video format, including Justine Clarke, Jay Laga'aia, Eddie Perfect and more!

Go to Story Box Library

Get started

Log in with your library membership number.

Search our catalogue for specific titles.

Need help using Story Box Library?

Try Story Box Library's help and FAQs.


Additional help

Need help using your device? Find out about courses in your local library.

Access Libraries Tasmania's Niche Academy for tutorials on using a range of online resources including eBooks, eMagazines, Ancestry, Google Docs, Facebook, Pinterest and more.

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