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Digital library

Coronavirus update

Information about how our libraries service and archive service are affected by coronavirus.

Magazines and comics

 Borrow magazines and comics from OverDrive/Libby

  • Hundreds of full-colour magazines, including most popular and familiar titles, that can be read on any computer or mobile device. 
  • New and back issue magazine titles are available without reservations and with no limited loan periods.
  • Five hundred comics and graphic novels in eBook format, both for young people and adults, new issues and series are available without reservations and with a 30 day loan period
  • A free Libby app is available for you to read magazines on smartphones and tablets or you can read on any computer or device via your browser.​
  • The Libby app will also access give you access to PressReader newspapers via Extras. You'll have full access to content from PressReader for 30 days. When it expires, you can get access through Libby again.
  • Watch a video guide to using OverDrive/Libby in our library academy (external link).

You will need:

  • Your library card number and library PIN and your email address to login and register for the first time.
  • You can then log in each time with a username and password.
  • This same account can also be used for eAudiobooks.
  • Free apps are available for you to listen read on smartphones and tablets. You can also read in browser on a computer or laptop.

 Borrow Comics from Library Pass - Comics Plus (Full Library)

 Borrow Comics from Library Pass - Comics Plus (Children's library)

  • Unlimited, simultaneous access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga in all genres and for all ages from over a hundred well known comic publishers.
  • No holds, waiting lists, or loan limits.
  • In addition to the Full Library (with Adult, Young Adult, Teen and Children's comics), we also have a separate Children's Library where they can browse and read comics for children and younger teenagers.
  • In both libraries it is possible to filter your results by age suitability.
  • Watch a video guide to using Comics Plus in our library academy (external link).

You will need:

      • Your library card number
      • Your library PIN (when using the app)
      • The free Library Pass app is available from Google and Apple for you to read Comics Plus on smartphones and tablets. Just install the app and search for 'Lancashire' and choose Children's or Full Library.
      • You can also read in browser on a computer or laptop.

Need Help?

If you are having trouble logging in, please report it here.

Overdue books, outstanding charges and expired accounts, may temporarily prevent you from logging into your BorrowBox or OverDrive accounts.

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