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eBooks, eMagazines and eAudiobooks

If you are a member of Neath Port Talbot Libraries, you can borrow e-books, eMagazines and eAudiobooks from the comfort of your own home.

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Free ebooks from NPT Libraries

An eBook is an electronic version of a printed book.

If you are a member of NPT Libraries, you can borrow e-books from the comfort of your own home, using our new e-book service, eBooks for Wales, which is jointly funded by Welsh Government) and 20 other local authority library services.

You can borrow eBooks by downloading them from home, using your library membership card number and PIN (available from your local library). 

Browse free ebooks


E-books can be downloaded on to your PC, laptop, smart phone, tablet PC or selected e-readers. You will be able to borrow the e-book for up to three weeks and after that period, will expire and will no longer be readable on your device.The service offers a wide range of titles, including biographies, travel guides, latest fiction and children’s books. You can select up to ten eBooks to download at any one time.

For further information about the service, please see our eBooks FAQs.


eMagazines, Comics and Graphic Novels

eMagazines are electronic versions of magazines. We use a provider called RBdigital for emagazines.

There are hundreds of top magazines titles available to download onto your computer or mobile device.

How to download eMagazines, Comics and Graphic Novels

  • Create a RBdigital account using your Neath Port Talbot library card. (if you are not a library member, find out how to join)
  • Log in to your account on the Neath Port Talbot RBdigital catalogue.
  • Browse the available magazines or Comics and Graphic Novels.
  • Click on the 'Checkout Now' button below the cover.
  • You can now read the magazine or Comics and Graphic Novels.

Browse eMagazines

eAudiobooks

An eAudiobook is an electronic version of a book that you can listen to. Our eAudiobook service is provided by BorrowBox.

Local library members can browse and borrow bestselling e-Audiobooks on your computer or any mobile device for limited periods through digital loans. MP3 audio files are accessible and compatible with all devices.Get the app now from the App Store and Google Play and start borrowing, downloading and enjoying e-Audiobooks today.

Browse e-Audiobooks

Other E-resources

Our Libraries also provide a number of other online resources which you may be interested in. These include:

  • Ancestry (explorer your Family Tree)
  • ZipTales(Interactive stories for children)
  • Theory Test Pro - Practice the UK's driving theory test