Ebooks & audio books

Take your favourite authors with you with ePukapuka or BorrowBox. Grab some ebooks or downloadable audio books, pop the app on your device and you're good to go. We've got CDs as well, if you're a bit more old school.

Take your favourite authors with you with ePukapuka or BorrowBox. Grab some ebooks or downloadable audio books, pop the app on your device and you're good to go. We've got CDs as well, if you're a bit more old school.

ePukapuka

Using your Porirua Library card, log in and you can borrow a digital book from ePukapuka for a period of seven days, 14 days or 21 days – you choose. You can borrow up to 10 digital books at once. If the item you want is out, you can reserve it and you will be notified when it is available to borrow, easy!  Browse the ePukapuka catalogue

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Spydus mobile app

Search your library to books, eBooks,  audio books, then download, save or reserve.

Your How to get the best our of the Sypdus mobile app

How to use Sypdus Mobile

  1. Install Spydus mobile app

  2. Select Porirua Library

  3. Activate library membership     


click here for How to get the best out of the Sydus mobile app

Download the App for ePukapuka

Smartphone, tablet or Windows 10 PC

Meet Libby, from OverDrive, who makes reading or listening to digital books fast and easy.


Your How to guide for Libby eBooks

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  1. Install the Overdrive app
  2. Select Porirua Library
  3. Activate with your library membership      (barcode and PIN/password)
  4. Enjoy eBooks and eAudiobooks.


click here to download your Libby eBook guide



Chromebooks, Windows 8 & 10, Kindle Fire HD

Use the OverDrive app if you have a device that is not compatible with the Libby app.

eReaders

If there isn't an app for your device, you can still read ebooks, but you'll need to transfer them from ePukapuka to your device (via your computer).


BorrowBox

Get BorrowBox to borrow and download free eBooks and eAudiobooks from the library in four easy steps.

  1. Install the BorrowBox app
  2. Select Porirua Library
  3. Activate with your library membership (barcode and PIN/password)
  4. Enjoy eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Download the BorrowBox app to your Apple smartphone or tablet from the Apple App Store.

Download the BorrowBox app to your Android smartphone or tablet from the Google Play Store.


👉 Login and browse the Porirua Library BorrowBox collection on your PC or laptop.


CDs & Porirua Libraries' ebook and audio book holdings

We also have some audio book sets on CD and as electronic files in a variety of formats. They are listed in our catalogue. You can borrow them for three weeks.

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

Rental fee

Audio Books $2.00 for three weeks