www.lancashire.gov.uk
Enjoying eBooks & Audiobooks
from
Lancashire County Library
On Tablets and
Smartphones
Go to your device’s App Store* and search for
BorrowBox. Click to install.
*Kindle Fire & Windows Users – see information ...
Search for your Library by typing just three
letters ‘lan’. Choose Lancashire from the list
that appears.
Open the App
You...
Now enter your Borrower number and library
PIN
Open the App
You’ll now need to login
Click ‘Agree’ to the Terms & Conditions and
the App will launch.
Open the App
You’ll now need to login
Enter your email address and name.
If you tick to receive newsletters, we’ll let you know
when your reservations are ready...
Once you’ll click ‘Done’, your bookshelf will open.
Here you can see all your loans, any reservations
and loan history.
Yo...
To browse the library, click on the eAudio or eBook
symbols. You’ll see highlights, but can view all books
by clicking ‘mo...
Browse
In All eBooks you can browse by category.
There is also a tick box at the bottom to see only
books available to dow...
You can also search for a particular title. Click the
magnifying glass search symbol, choose eBooks or
Audiobooks and type...
If you click on a book, you can find further information
about it, the author and similar titles
Details
With eAudio, you can click ‘Preview’ to listen to an
excerpt.
Preview
With eBooks, you can click ‘Preview’ to read a
sample of the book.
‘Preview’ within the app is not available for all books...
Click to Borrow and confirm your loan.
You can choose to read straightaway or download
later
Borrow
If a book you want shows as ‘On Loan’, you can
reserve it and it will be added to your loans on the
date shown.
Reserve
To Download later, go to ‘Your Account’ in the App
and choose the book you want from your bookshelf.
Click ‘Download eBook...
Audiobooks are very large and you may not want to
take up memory by having the whole book on your
device. These can be dow...
To turn the page, you tap or swipe at the left or right
edge. Tapping in the middle of the screen brings up a
menu that al...
Listening to Audiobooks, you can move your position
using the blue swiper bar and other navigation
controls. On some devic...
When you loan expires, the book will be removed
from the app automatically.
But, you can return a book early, so you can
b...
If you haven’t finished a book,
you can have one renewal for 14 days.
Renew
If you use the BorrowBox app on more than one
device, you will find that your loans, reservations and
loan history are syn...
Kindle Fire
To read eBooks and listen to Audio
Books on your Kindle Fire
You will first need to
alter your settings
Go to http://borrowbox.com/support/ and
click on ‘Fire’. You will find complete
instructions on and a link to download the...
Currently, there is not an App available for
Windows phone but you can access the eBook
and eAudio library via your browse...
To download eBooks, you will need to
install Adobe Digital Editions for Windows
from
www.adobe.com/solutions/ebook/digital...
If you experience a problem or wish to ask a
question, click on the top right menu and
choose ‘Send Feedback’.
If you are ...
If you experience a problems with the app,
e.g. a book ‘freezing’ or not loading
correctly…
We recommend that you uninstal...
If the problem still occurs, you can report it.
• Click on the top right menu in the app and choose ‘Settings’.
• Now pres...
If the problem still occurs, you can report it.
• >> When the next screen opens, click ‘Send Report’ and
choose your email...
To use the App with a different library
account or another library, choose ‘Account
Details’ from the menu and then click ...
See all our guides at
http://bit.ly/lancsbbhelp
Help and Support
We also have separate guides to eBooks
and eAudio on diff...
www.lancashire.gov.uk
Enjoying eBooks & Audiobooks
from
Lancashire County Library
Note: The photos and instructions in thi...
Find out more about the services
Lancashire Libraries
have available for you
www.lancashire.gov.uk/libraries
www.lancashir...
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With our eBook Library, you can read eBooks or listen to Audiobooks anywhere, anytime & on anything. All you need is to get the BorrowBox App. Here a guide to using our Library eBooks and eAudio on mobile devices.

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  1. 1. www.lancashire.gov.uk Enjoying eBooks & Audiobooks from Lancashire County Library On Tablets and Smartphones
  2. 2. Go to your device’s App Store* and search for BorrowBox. Click to install. *Kindle Fire & Windows Users – see information later in this guide. Get the App Before you download an eBook or Audio book
  3. 3. Search for your Library by typing just three letters ‘lan’. Choose Lancashire from the list that appears. Open the App You’ll now need to login
  4. 4. Now enter your Borrower number and library PIN Open the App You’ll now need to login
  5. 5. Click ‘Agree’ to the Terms & Conditions and the App will launch. Open the App You’ll now need to login
  6. 6. Enter your email address and name. If you tick to receive newsletters, we’ll let you know when your reservations are ready, books due to expire, etc. Registering You’ll now need to sign up
  7. 7. Once you’ll click ‘Done’, your bookshelf will open. Here you can see all your loans, any reservations and loan history. Your Bookshelf
  8. 8. To browse the library, click on the eAudio or eBook symbols. You’ll see highlights, but can view all books by clicking ‘more eBooks>’ Browse
  9. 9. Browse In All eBooks you can browse by category. There is also a tick box at the bottom to see only books available to download now.
  10. 10. You can also search for a particular title. Click the magnifying glass search symbol, choose eBooks or Audiobooks and type in your search. Search
  11. 11. If you click on a book, you can find further information about it, the author and similar titles Details
  12. 12. With eAudio, you can click ‘Preview’ to listen to an excerpt. Preview
  13. 13. With eBooks, you can click ‘Preview’ to read a sample of the book. ‘Preview’ within the app is not available for all books on all devices, the button may be blank, but you will be able to read a sample if you go to the library in your web browser Preview
  14. 14. Click to Borrow and confirm your loan. You can choose to read straightaway or download later Borrow
  15. 15. If a book you want shows as ‘On Loan’, you can reserve it and it will be added to your loans on the date shown. Reserve
  16. 16. To Download later, go to ‘Your Account’ in the App and choose the book you want from your bookshelf. Click ‘Download eBook’. Download eBooks
  17. 17. Audiobooks are very large and you may not want to take up memory by having the whole book on your device. These can be downloaded in parts and individual parts deleted when listened to. Download eAudio
  18. 18. To turn the page, you tap or swipe at the left or right edge. Tapping in the middle of the screen brings up a menu that allows you to change the text size, font and colour. Read eBooks
  19. 19. Listening to Audiobooks, you can move your position using the blue swiper bar and other navigation controls. On some devices you can also adjust the playback speed. Listen to eAudio
  20. 20. When you loan expires, the book will be removed from the app automatically. But, you can return a book early, so you can borrow more and someone else can read it… Return
  21. 21. If you haven’t finished a book, you can have one renewal for 14 days. Renew
  22. 22. If you use the BorrowBox app on more than one device, you will find that your loans, reservations and loan history are synced across all devices. However, your reading or listening progress is not synced. This means that members of the same family can share and enjoy the same book but read at their own pace. Syncing
  23. 23. Kindle Fire To read eBooks and listen to Audio Books on your Kindle Fire You will first need to alter your settings
  24. 24. Go to http://borrowbox.com/support/ and click on ‘Fire’. You will find complete instructions on and a link to download the App. Kindle Fire
  25. 25. Currently, there is not an App available for Windows phone but you can access the eBook and eAudio library via your browser at http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/ebooks Windows Phones
  26. 26. To download eBooks, you will need to install Adobe Digital Editions for Windows from www.adobe.com/solutions/ebook/digital- editions/download.html Windows Phones
  27. 27. If you experience a problem or wish to ask a question, click on the top right menu and choose ‘Send Feedback’. If you are reporting a problem, be sure to include as much detail as possible about your device, the operating system you are using and the book title(s). Alternatively >> Feedback
  28. 28. If you experience a problems with the app, e.g. a book ‘freezing’ or not loading correctly… We recommend that you uninstall the app and then install the latest version again from your app store, then re-download the problem book >> Problems?
  29. 29. If the problem still occurs, you can report it. • Click on the top right menu in the app and choose ‘Settings’. • Now press and hold on ‘Version Info’ for a few seconds >> Problems?
  30. 30. If the problem still occurs, you can report it. • >> When the next screen opens, click ‘Send Report’ and choose your email. • Add a Comment or description of your problem and click to send to BorrowBox. Problems?
  31. 31. To use the App with a different library account or another library, choose ‘Account Details’ from the menu and then click on ‘Reset app’ Reset the App
  32. 32. See all our guides at http://bit.ly/lancsbbhelp Help and Support We also have separate guides to eBooks and eAudio on different devices
  33. 33. www.lancashire.gov.uk Enjoying eBooks & Audiobooks from Lancashire County Library Note: The photos and instructions in this guide are based on the use of an Android device. Views, menus and button positions may vary slightly on other devices. Only features available on all devices are featured. Additional features may be available on some devices.
  34. 34. Find out more about the services Lancashire Libraries have available for you www.lancashire.gov.uk/libraries www.lancashire.gov.uk

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