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Any book in the palm of your hand? For free? The reality is true with BorrowBox! Borrowbox provides free access to a large library of eBooks and eAudio books to members of the Upper Hunter Library Network.

Borrowbox is available on all apple devices including apple watched and android phones & tablets. eAudio books are also compatible with audio readers such as Daisy readers and Victor readers.

To get started, follow the steps below or visit your local branch for assistance.


Step One  - Join our library! If you are not a library member, you can register for a library account via our website and get started on borrowbox straight away!
Step Two  - Install the BorrowBox app on your device  - iPhone, iPad, Android, Android tablets and Kindle Fire. You can export Bolinda eBooks to any eReader that accepts Adobe ePub files. However, Kindle eReaders are not compatible with BorrowBox eBooks.
Step Three – Select your library service 'Upper Hunter Library Network'
Step Four – Log in using your library card number or alias for a username and your date of birth (DDMMYYYY) as a password.
Step Five – Borrow FREE eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Click below to visit the Borrowbox collection or download the app via the App Store on Apple devices or the Google Play store on android devices.

You may borrow 10 ebooks and 10 eAudio books at once for a period of 21 days.

You can listen /read your loans offline as long as you have first downloaded the eBook or eAudiobook to your device. Therefore, you don’t need to be connected to the internet to access it but it is a good idea to turn your wi-fi off so that your device does not keep looking for a connection.


If someone else has a title you wish, you can reserve it and get your copy when it gets returned. Several days before your loan ends you will be sent a reminder via email to renew your loan title if you need more time. If you finish it early you just return it and get another one.

If there’s a book that’s not available you can simply ask us to order it It’s easy to find the books you want because you can browse only the categories that interest you or enter the author or title into the search function.

The BorrowBox app also now synchronises your reading/listening progress for each eBook/eAudiobook via the cloud – automatically without a touch. Simply put down one device, pick up another, and continue where you left off.