We have a collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks and children’s eBooks.

Library members can access these on their own eReading device or computer. All loans are free of charge. You will need a valid library card with a PIN to access our eBooks.


BorrowBox has our eAudio books and also a selection of eBooks for adults and children.

If you have a tablet, you can download the free BorrowBox app from your app store.

See the help page on the BorrowBox site for more information.

You can borrow 3 eBooks and 3 eAudiobooks for two weeks at a time.


Wheelers ePlatform

ePlatform has the greatest number of our eBooks. If you have a tablet (iPad, Android or Kindle Fire) you can download the ePlatform app

See the help page for other devices.

You can borrow 3 books for 3 weeks at a time.


OverDrive & Libby

Download eAudio and eBook titles using OverDrive.

OverDrive contains over 10,000 fiction and non-fiction titles for adults, young adults and children.

Access is free for library members - just enter your library card number and PIN.

The Libby app is the best way to access OverDrive on your tablet or mobile device.

See the help page for more information.


Story Box Library

Watch and listen to some of your favourite stories being read by Australian and New Zealand storytellers at home, as well as in the library.

To access Story Box Library at home:

  • Visit Story Box
  • Choose Log In from the top menu bar and click Public Library & Tertiary Log In
  • Use your Waimakariri library card number
  • Enjoy the library of stories on any device with internet connection!

Story Box Library



  • Hundreds of animated picture books to listen to or read
  • Read along early readers
  • Chapter books and non-fiction
  • Puzzles and National Geographic videos

Read online on your computer or tablet. Log in with your library card.