Beamafilm, eBooks & eAudiobooks

Read online book reviews from Booklist. Browse the collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks from Borrowbox and Libby. Plus Free audio books on CDs.

Read online book reviews from Booklist. Browse the collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks from Borrowbox and Libby. Plus Free audio books on CDs.


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Beamafilm

For the full guide to Beamafilm

Below is the quick guide to Beamafilm:

  1. Go here: http://porirua.beamafilm.com/
  2. Enter library card number
  3. Enter name, email, password

You need a SMART card (SM***** number) to use Beamafilm.
If you don’t have an SM card number, contact us or come in to the library to update your card.

(not your library pin – which is usually too short, if you log in via Google or Facebook, then Beamafilm will use your Google or FaceBook password)


Download the Libby app for Epukapuka

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The Libby app gives Porirua Library borrowers access to the eBooks and eAudiobooks available through ePukapuka (the Lower North Island Digital Library Group).

  • Login to Libby using your library barcode and PIN/password.
  • Libby allows borrowers to issue up to 20 loans on their card (which can be a mix of eBooks or eAudiobooks). Loans are for three weeks. You can reserve items and will be notified by email when they are available for you to loan.

On portable devices: The Libby app can be used on all modern Android and Apple smartphones and tablets, on desktops and laptops, and on Kobo ereaders (but not Kindle ereaders). Follow this link for the Libby app Meet Libby.

On computers: If you want to use Libby through the browser on your desktop or laptop to read or listen online follow this link to the Libby webpage.

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You can also go directly to the ePukapuka webpage to see all your account details, borrow, renew or reserve items, and even listen or read digital books online on your computer.

On eReaders: Libby is compatible with the Kobo brand of eReader. For a walkthrough of how to read eBooks from Libby on a Kobo, go to Kobo help page called "Borrow eBooks from the public library using your Kobo eReader".

  • (Please note: Libby cannot be used with Amazon Kindles.)


Booklistonline

Booklist online - the best book reviews !!

Whether you’re hunting for your next book, selecting for a book group, or getting ideas for kids, you’ll find librarian-approved selections in the latest Booklist Reader, brought to you by your library.


BorrowBox Compact

The BorrowBox app allows Porirua Library borrowers to listen to eAudiobooks and read eBooks for free.

  • Login to BorrowBox using your library barcode and PIN/password.
  • BorrowBox allows borrowers to issue up to 4 eBooks and 4 eAudiobooks at one time. Loans are for three weeks. You can reserve items and will be notified by email when they are available for you to loan.
  • This service is only available to Porirua Library borrowers.

On portable devices: The BorrowBox app can be used on all modern Android and Apple smartphones and tablets, on desktops and laptops, and on Kobo ereaders (but not Kindle ereaders).

To get the BorrowBox app, just search for "BorrowBox" on the iTunes App store (for iOS users) or the Google Play store (for Android users).

On computers: If you want to use BorrowBox through the browser on your desktop or laptop to read or listen online, follow this link to the BorrowBox webpage.

On eReaders: BorrowBox is compatible with the Kobo brand of ereader. For a walkthrough of how to read ebooks from BorrowBox on a Kobo, go the Kobo help page called "Add eBooks with Adobe Digital Editions".

  • (Please note: BorrowBox cannot be used with Amazon Kindles.)


Free audiobooks on CD at Porirua Library

We have audiobook sets on CD. They are listed in our main library catalogue. You can borrow them for three weeks.

To find them choose "Audiobooks" from the drop-down list to the right of the search box in the catalogue.

Audiobooks are rental free