E-books & 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 Free audio books on 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 Free audio books on 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

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.

Chromebooks, Windows 8 & 10, Kindle Fire HD

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

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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

BorrowBox is another option for borrowing audiobooks and ebooks. Login to BorrowBox using your library barcode and PIN/password. You can download up to 4 ebooks and 4 audiobooks at the same time. Each item is issued for three weeks. You can reserve items and will be notified by email when they are available for you to loan.


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


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 now rental free

( late fees still apply -the overdue charge will be reduced to .20 cents per day same as for other late books )