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Book cover for Mythos

Making History

A selection of great recent history non-fiction from our stock.

Magazines and E-Magazines

Magazines and e-magazines

Learn more about the magazines you can borrow from the library, plus download e-magazines for free using Zinio.

Quick Reads

Quick Reads

Collections of books designed to help people improve their reading and gain new confidence with books.

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Library Humour

Funny things that book and library lovers can relate to.
Go on - take some time out for a giggle!

Reading Groups

Are you in a Group?

Have you signed up for the new service?
Want to know what you are entitled to?
Request your next set of books here.

Book cover of Sea of Rust

SF and Fantasy

Some of the best of science fiction and fantasy titles around.
Why not lose yourself in another world....

Book covers of Predator, Judge Dredd, Aliens

Graphic Novels

Our selection of the comics and graphic novels available in our libraries now, in the adult fiction section.

Range of e-comic titles

New Comics to Download

Discover our brand new comics service from RB Digital.
There are over 75 difefrent titles to choose from - from Deadpool and Avengers to Judge Dredd and Jurassic Park.
All for free -just log in with your library card number and PIN.

Free downloadable music

New Look Freegal!

You can now stream music for up to 5 hours a day!
Plus don't forget you can download 5 tracks a week and keep them forever. All for free -just log in with your library card number and PIN to access over 15 million tracks and 40,000 music videos today!

BBC Good Food Magazine

BBC Good Food Magazine

BBC Good Food is one of over 55 titles available to download for free.
Check out the collection of over 55 e-magazines available to download and read for free.
All you need is your library card number and PIN, then create a RB Digital account and you are away!
PLus there is a great app - just visit your app store to download the 'RB Digital' app now.

Free downloadable E-books

Free Downloadable e-books

You can now download e-books for free from the Virtual Library.
Choose from over 900 titles.
All you need is your library card number and PIN.

Book cover for Broken Ground - new e-audio titles

New e-audio Titles

21 new titles have been added to the e-audio service for October - discover them here!

PressReader newspaper service

Free Newspapers!

From the Guardian, Observer and Independent to the Daily Star, Express and Mail.
Plus Sunday newspapers and all the supplements avaialable through PressReader.
All you need is your library card number and PIN and internet access.
Also discover an ever growing range of top title magazines.

Reviews

Share Your Thoughts

Loved it, hated it, indifferent?
Tell us what you thought
Visit Arena to review or rate the books, CDs and DVDs you have recently read, listened to or watched!

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Quotes

Fantastic book and library related quotes to inspire and enthuse!
Why not share them with your friends?