eBooks

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

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.

BorrowBox 

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.

eplatform 

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

Tumblebooks

 Tumblebooks

  • 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.