Your Digital Library
If you are a member of Neath Port Talbot Libraries, you can borrow eNewspapers, eMagazines and eBooks, eAudiobooks from the comfort of your own home. Your digital library also offers members free access to other digital resources, such as Ancestry for family history research, Driving Theory Pro to help pass your test first time, Ziptales for children’s reading and more.
Not a library member? Find out how to Join the library
PressReader allows access to over 7,000 UK and international digital newspapers and magazines for free, including instant translation in up to 18 different languages for most articles. Audio narration function can be used to listen to many magazine and newspaper articles. Up to 3 months of back issues are also available for most titles. Download titles from any location using the PressReader app, or read titles on the PressReader website.
You can read newspapers online or download to read offline free of charge for 30 days on your device. After three days, simply log in again with your library membership card number. Reactivate as many times as you wish to read online, anytime, anywhere on any device.
How to sign up to PressReader
Access over 3,300 eMagazines from Overdrive via the Libby app. All magazines are available on a completely unlimited checkout basis, so there are no queues and no waiting.
Getting Started with Libby
Our library is proud to offer you a wide selection of digital magazines for you to access anytime, anywhere through Libby, the one-tap reading app.
For those who have not yet tried the Libby app, all you need to get started is your library card number and PIN number. The Libby app is easy to use and will guide you through the setup process and get you connected to our library in just a few minutes. You can find in-app support, or visit the Help site or Libby Academy within the app for assistance.
Free eBooks and eAudiobooks
With the best range of eContent since digital lending began, BorrowBox provides a wider range of eBooks and eAudiobooks than ever before. The selection of international bestselling titles is constantly expanding to offer you the content you want.
The BorrowBox app is elegant, intuitive and simple to operate and enjoy, with a superior user experience where you can access all eBooks and eAudiobooks in one place – one log in, one site.
Browse ebooks & e-audiobooks
Whilst we are closed you can access Ancestry Library Edition from home. Log in with your card number and pin code, and then click on the ancestry link.
Explore your family history with Ancestry.
- 820 million searchable UK family history records
- England, Wales and Scotland Censuses from 1841 to 1901
- England and Wales Births, Marriage and Death records from 1837 to 2005.
Theory Test Pro
Theory Test Pro is a highly realistic online simulation of the UK's driving theory test. It contains the official practice test question bank, hazard perception video clips and an online version of the Highway Code. All this material is licensed from the Driving Standards Agency (DSA), the people who set the tests.
If you’re a member of Neath Port Talbot Libraries, you can login by using your library card number.
Making reading fun!
500+ interactive stories and activities for children aged 4 - 12+ years. Engaging voice overs, animations and comprehension quizzes.
Visit the Ziptales website and click on the logo for Neath Port Talbot Libraries. Then follow the prompts and log in with your library card number.
More digital resources
Neath Port Talbot Libraries provide a range of online services for you to use. You can access any of these services from any library PC and some can be accessed at home or work. For access information, please see below.
Looking for the next new book to read?
Who Else Writes Like?
If you want to try a different author but don’t know where to start, use ‘Who Else Writes Like…?’ which will recommend authors based on who you like to read.
If you’re a member of a Welsh library, you can login by using your library card number on the Who Else Writes Like login page..
Use Who Next…? to help children find new authors and expand on the number of authors they enjoy.
The tool can be used to guide children who have already enjoyed stories by one writer to find others who write in a similar way.
If you’re a member of a Welsh library, you can login by using your library card number on the Who Next login page
Access to Research
Free access to online academic journals from a PC in one of our libraries. In-depth information on topics including: art, architecture, business, engineering, history, languages, politics, philosophy, mathematics and sciences
The National Library of Wales
The National library of Wales offers a wide range of free online resources. To access these remotely, please use your National Library of Wales reader’s ticket. To become a member, please complete the following online registration form.