eBooks and audiobooks


From 1 April 2019 there will be no access to Comics+. You can get access to comics through the RBdigital website.

3. E-magazines and comics

Read full digital copies of your favourite magazines free of charge from your computer, smartphone or tablet.

Magazines are available covering everything from food to computers, and music to art. Titles include Hello!; BBC Good Food; Amateur Photographer; BBC Top Gear and Cosmopolitan. Borrow an unlimited number of magazines to keep forever or delete when you want.

To get started:

  • go to the RBdigital website
  • create a new account, and enter your library card number
  • browse the selection
  • checkout your chosen publications to read in your browser or on a range of mobile devices

Magazines can be read on a wide variety of desktop and mobile apps. The apps are designed for offline reading.

Create Your Personal Reading List

Once you’re logged in, click on a magazine you wish to read. You can then choose to read the magazine or continue browsing. If you're using a tablet you will need to download the RBdigital app.

You have now completed the registration process. Your magazine is now in ‘My Collection’ ready to be enjoyed.

You can download the app at Google Play or the Apple Store.

You can find more useful information on the RBdigital help pages.

Look for, reserve or renew an item