e-Books and e-Audiobooks
Libby by OverDrive
Libby by OverDrive is our eResource for eBooks and eAudiobooks titles.
Access all these easily via the Libby app. Access is free for library members - just enter your library card number and PIN/password. You can borrow up to five items at a time and for up to 21 days.
- More than 10,000 eBooks and eAudiobooks titles
- Easy to use app, Libby, for iOS, Android
- Compatible with a wide range of devices
- Create a wishlist of books you want to read
- Place up to five holds at one time
- Rate titles you've read
- Use high contrast or dyslexic fonts for readability
The Wheelers e-Platform provides library members with free access to a large selection of e-Books and e-Audiobooks for adults, kids and teens, with a focus on New Zealand fiction and non-fiction titles. Download to your reading or listening device of choice – without needing to visit the library!
How it works
To download Wheelers e-Books and e-Audiobooks you will need the following:
- Your library membership card barcode and PIN: if you're not a member of Taupo District Libraries you can sign up online for a free, temporary Digital Only Membership which gives you access to our e-Books, e-Audiobooks and Online Resources. To join, complete the online membership form.
- A compatible device and app or software: you can borrow and read e-Books and e-Audiobooks through the e-Platform App available for Apple, Android and Windows devices. Note that the standard Kindle (non-"Fire" version) does not currently support library eBook formats. Find out more about compatible devices and applications.
- Internet access: Internet access is required to download e-Books and e-Audiobooks, but once downloads are complete you can access these offline.
- An Adobe ID: Required when using Adobe software. See e-Book FAQs for details.
Forgotten your PIN? Follow the login link. Then click “Forgot my PIN” and enter the barcode number on your library card.
Need help? Please contact us if you need help logging in or learning to use the eResources.
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