eaudiobook how to

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How to download eaudiobooks

Library members can now download and listen to over 2,000 eaudiobook titles. Download eaudiobooks to enjoy on your computer or portable device.  eaudiobooks have a 2 week loan period, maximum 2 renewals and no overdue charges. Library members can reserve or borrow up to 5 titles.

1. Login to BorrowBox

Visit the City’s eaudiobook portal.

Enter your library card number (with no spaces) and type in your PIN or password then click sign in.

eAudiobooks sign in

First time users will be prompted to enter an email address, accept the terms and conditions and subscribe to the BorrowBox newsletter (optional) and email updates (optional). A short step-by-step guide will also be displayed.


2. Find eaudiobooks to download

Browse or search to find eaudiobooks. Browse by category or by featured, new releases, top downloads, new to library or all releases. Find eaudiobooks through the search box or the advanced search function.

eAudiobooks sign in

3. Download eaudiobooks

Click on borrow.

Click on confirm eaudiobook loan. 

Mobile app 

Borrow box logoThe BorrowBox app makes it easy to browse, borrow and listen to  eaudiobooks and read ebooks on your mobile device.

Download the app for iOS or Android, login with your City of Sydney Library member details to access the library’s collection of eaudiobooks and a selection of ebooks.

Note: only around 230 ebooks are available via this app.

Join the library

Membership is free for NSW residents. Complete the online application form and enjoy borrowing up to 30 items for 3 weeks.