We have a range of digital books, audiobooks, magazines, comics and newspapers, all available free to library members.
Download our apps to access reading and listening materials at any time of the day, from wherever you are.

You will need your library card number and 4-digit PIN to login. If you have any problems accessing our e-resources, please email us at library.enquiries@cne-siar.gov.uk or phone Stornoway Library at 01851 822744

 

 

BorrowBox

e-Books & e-Audiobooks

Borrow e-Books and e-Audiobooks with BorrowBox.

You can use the website or download the BorrowBox app for free.

BorrowBox has 1,000s of titles for adults, young adults and children. Whether you enjoy reading or listening to crime & thrillers, or you prefer fantasy and biographies, we have something for you.

More about BorrowBox

BorrowBox

We have books for children and adults and you can access them from anywhere and at any time. We’re adding titles all the time, so check the website or app regularly to see what’s available.

Read on your computer or download the BorrowBox app

  • Select ‘Western Isles Libraries’ when prompted to select your library
  • Enter your library card number and PIN
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e-Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels

Borrow e-comics, manga and graphic novels with ComicsPlus.

You can use the website or download the LibraryPass app for free.

We have two collections on offer; the ‘Full Collection’ for adults and a ‘Children & Young Adults Collection’ suitable for younger people.

Immerse yourself into fantastic and imaginary worlds, binge on silly serials and experience new adventures!

LibraryPass

More about LibraryPass

ComicsPLus

Unlimited, simultaneous access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from a variety of library-friendly publishers.

Explore a diverse selection of new and backlist titles from ABDO, Andrews McMeel, BOOM! Studios, Capstone, Dark Horse, Europe Comics, Fantagraphics, Graphic Mundi, Humanoids, IDW, Image Comics, Kodansha, Lerner, Manga Classics, Papercutz, Tokyopop, UDON Entertainment, Yen Press, and dozens more.

Read on your computer or download the ComicsPlus app

  • Select ‘Western Isles Libraries- Full Collection’ or 'Western Isles Libraries- Children's Library' when prompted to select your library
  • Enter your library card number and PIN
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NewsBank

e-Newspapers

With NewsBank, access a wide range of newspapers and magazines, including Scottish daily nationals.

Access NewsBank from home with your library card

Access NewsBank from a library or school

To find a particular newspaper, use the ‘A-Z Source List’ and type in the name of the newspaper you wish to access.

More about Newsbank

NewsBank

NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues. It provides free access to the text articles from hundreds of local newspapers and journals.

For schools and students, you can find a list of daily headlines and lesson plans to inspire research projects.

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e-Magazines

Borrow e-magazines with Libby.

You can use the website or download the Libby app for free.

We have a wide range of e-mags whether you’re into news & politics or gossip & celebrity.
There is plenty for children and young adults to choose from too!

Libby

More about Libby

Libby

On Libby you’ll find an extensive selection of e-magazines, free to library members.

Read on your computer or download the Libby app

  • Select ‘Western Isles Libraries’ when prompted to select your library
  • Enter your library card number and PIN
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