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Brilliant children’s audio books for FREE!

As schools are closed for now and so are libraries, accessing books is more challenging. One way of overcoming this is to use your library card to download audio books. This can be done on your phone, tablet or laptop.

Nottinghamshire Libraries' members can download audio books for free.

Over 13,000 titles are available from 3 different suppliers, with more added each month. You can borrow up to five books at a time, from each supplier, for up to 21 days.


Visit RBDigital website.

Tap the “Register now” link on the app’s main page to create your account in just a few easy steps:

1. Choose your country

2. Choose [state the name of your library authority as it appears in the app]

3. Enter the requested library card details, create a memorable username and password

Once registered, you will be automatically logged in and can enjoy the content.

Borrow Box

Visit the Borrow Box Inspire website.

Sign in using your library card number and pin code.

Ulverscroft eAudio collection

Visit the Ulverscroft website.

Log in using your library card number and pin code.

This will allow you to access thousands of free children’s books and other books, magazines for family members too.


Visit Audible website

Audible has announced free access to several children’s books, for the duration of school closures. There is no log-in or registration required, and it is not a free trial. All the titles in the collection are available to stream straight from the web and there is no limit to how many people can listen.

It is a great option for some family listening or extra learning during school closures, and one that gives a much-needed break from screens.

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