Choose from thousands of titles.
All you need is your library card number and PIN and a RBdigital account.
Welcome to the Bedford Borough & Central Bedfordshire Virtual Library
Choose from thousands of titles.
From Monday 27th September pre-covid loan periods will be reinstated.
Following the Government’s confirmation of the next step in easing lockdown restrictions your local library will have a number of measures in place to help ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable experience in line with Government and public health guidance.
All our libraries are open for limited browsing and essential PC use.
Select and Collect is available in all Central Bedfordshire Libraries and on Bedford Borough Mobile Library.
All our libraries are also open for limited browsing and PC use.
Learn how to access amazing digital resources from the comfort of your home;
E-books, audiobooks, newspapers, magazines and more.
In response to the current situation Ancestry are allowing customers to access the resource from home.
Now is a great time to start researching your family history.
A selection of great recent history non-fiction from our stock.
Some great recent science books to get you inspired, and thinking
Download free e-magazines from Libby.
Choose from over 2,000 popular titles on a range of subjects.
All you need is your library card number and PIN.
All Central Bedfordshire Libraries are open for limited browsing and essential PC use.
On the 7th September we made some changes - reintroducing overdue fees and hire charges and returning to standard loan periods, loan limits and account limits.
We will continue to offer Select and Collect services.
Some great crime titles to intrigue and get you thinking!
Some of the best of science fiction and fantasy books.
Why not lose yourself in another world....
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.
Amazing audiobooks ready to be downloaded right now from Libby and BorrowBox!
The Reading Well collection provides self-help reading for adults dealing with a range of mental health and other long term conditions.
'It's an inspiration ...'
Download and stream free e-music from Freegal.
Choose from over 15 million songs and 40,000 videos.
All you need is your library card number.
Find out more to start reading and listening now!
National Geographic Traveller is one of over 2,000 magazine titles available to download for free.
All you need is your library card number and PIN to log in to account and you are away!
Plus there is a great app - just visit your app store to download the Libby app now.
The best of historical fiction in our libraries and on e-book.
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Want to download amazing e-content plus borrow from the library and so much more.
Complete the online form.
New titles have been added to the e-audio service for October - discover them here!
A selection of great recent cookbooks from our stock, plus websites and more for inspiration and enjoyment.
Go on - have a go!
Artists, albums and playlists available from our collections or to stream or download through our Freegal subscription
Live well and feel well with these books and resources on mental health and well-being.
An amazing collection of books to help children aged 13 to 18 to manage their mental health, wellbeing and emotional resilience using recommended reading.
Fantastic book and library related quotes to inspire and enthuse!
Why not share them with your friends?