E-books are available to you on your laptop, e-reader, mobile or desktop using OverDrive you can read e-books free with Kirklees Council library card and PIN.

Join Kirklees Libraries to get your library card and PIN.

Once you have joined Kirklees Libraries, you may:

  • Borrow up to 15 items at a time
  • Keep e-books for up to 21 days
  • Access our e-magazine and e-newspapers
  • Download e-books via the app or use it on the browser.

When you download a title, it is 'on loan' to you like an ordinary book. You can access them through an app on your smartphone, tablet or mobile device. When you find something that you might like;

  • If it is immediately available for you, use the 'borrow' button and confirm you want the title.
  • If it is not available yet, use 'Place a hold' to reserve the title.

e-books and e-audiobooks stop working after the loan period, usually three weeks, so you'll need to renew or download them again to continue reading them

Important Note: Kirklees e-books are not compatible with Kindle e-reader devices e.g. Kindle Paperwhite.

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Download the app

Download the OverDrive app Libby and you can read the e-books on your tablet or mobile. Existing customers may continue to use the original OverDrive app or switch to the new app launched in June 2017.

Download the suitable app for free on your tablet or mobile.

Help with e-books on OverDrive

For more information please visit the OverDrive Help website or Contact OverDrive Support for direct help

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