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Overdrive – Our free e-Book service

Overdrive E-Books

Enjoy free access to our e-Books. Browse via our Overdrive Website or via the Libby app. All you need is your library card number and your PIN. If you aren’t already a member of Lincolnshire Libraries you can become a member by visiting your local library or join online

Getting started with the e-Books app: Libby

You will need: A valid Lincolnshire library card and your 4-digit PIN.

You are allowed: 10 e-Books for a period of 7, 14 or 21 days (choose from the drop down menu). E-Books can be returned earlier than the end of the loan period if you have finished reading them.

You can read books online or via an app on your tablet/smartphone/ereader (some Ereaders will require Adobe digital editions software).

Steps to follow:

  • Download the free Libby app or Overdrive app from the App store or Play store (see comparison of apps below and choose the right one for you).
  • Add your library search for 'Lincolnshire’
  • Enter library card number and PIN
  • Borrow an e-Book.
  • For further help you can visit the Overdrive Help Page.

Download Free E-Audiobooks

We have 2 e-Audiobook platforms available which require separate logins; see below for information and links to our e-Audiobook services.

RBDigital E-Audio books
Click here to access E-Audio books

RBDigital Help go to:

Ulverscroft E-Audio books

uLibary audiobooks

Download the uLibrary app available free of charge from Apple's App Store and the Google Play Store.
Select GLL-Lincolnshire from the list of libraries and log in with your Library Card and PIN.

Ulverscroft Help go to :
Contact for Ulverscroft Digital Support :



PressReader offers instant free access to over 4000 newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages. It is the most convenient and complete way to read all your favourite newspapers and magazines on one site.

Visit the website click on box labelled library or group, Choose Lincolnshire; type in library card number or install the PressReader app from Android or IOS store.

Click here for more info

Try our range of E-Magazines

Free Digital Magazines Click here to access Free Ditigal Magazines

Free Digital Magazines – Choose from our wide range of popular magazines to download onto PC/Mac, smartphone or tablet.

For help with downloading RBDigital Magazines go to:

Freegal Streaming now unlimited throughout the day!

  • The Freegal app is available from Google Play or Apple App Store.
  • Download the app – choose “Lincolnshire Libraries” enter your library card and PIN and away you go.
  • There is a limit to 3 downloads a week.
  • Streaming now unlimited throughout the day!
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