Description

The BorrowBox app makes it easy to browse, borrow and read or listen to your library’s eBooks and eAudiobooks anywhere, everywhere.
If BorrowBox is available through your local library you can simply login with your member details to access the library’s collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks.

BROWSING
* Grouped by age category

* Browse by genre or by specially curated lists

* Quickly find new releases

* Search by title, author, narrator, series and genre

* Easily find similar titles you might want to read or listen to

* Read and listen to previews

* Get more info about the author and narrator

BORROWING
* Borrow instantly or reserve for later

* View current loans and reserves

* View loan history

* Renew or return ebook and audiobook loans whenever you want

* Automatic deletion of expired loans, no overdue fees

READING & LISTENING
* Offline reading and listening

* Automatically saves your current position in the ebook and audiobook

* Lock screen widget for quick and easy playback control of audiobooks

* Play audiobooks in the background while using other apps

What’s New

Version 3.5.1

You can now add titles to a reading list to remember them for later – even when you are offline!

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
6.6K Ratings

6.6K Ratings

Zoom61 ,

Love the app....but just a suggestion

Addition 24th November 2019
Just went to update my app, and saw that the update included a Wishlist as per previous suggestion from myself and others.

Thank you so much. Have already gone and added some titles to mine. Will make things so much easier as I finish a book to go to the Wishlist for next options.

Marcia

Hi there

BorrowBox is perhaps my favourite app, and it’s pretty clear that over the last year especially, it has become a favourite for lots of others as well.

Being an avid reader of thrillers and psychological, there always seems to be new things added, but because of only being able to have 4 books on the go (either reading or reserved), and with such long wait lists for these books, I often end up with my 4 books taken up as reserves, and as one comes available and I read, I go and reserve another. Very rarely is one of these books available straight away.

If I could make any suggestion at all that would improve my experience with BorrowBox, it would be great to have a feature that you could create a list of books you want to borrow “at some stage”, so that when you can finally go and Reserve/borrow another, that list is there for you to see and choose from, rather than me keeping a list of those books on paper or electronic notebook. I think this could be achieved by having options of Borrow/Reserve/Save as an example.

Thank you for your time and such a great app.

Marcia Carter

😜🤩GREAT APPS AND GAMES🤩😜 ,

Amazing and easy!

This app is incredible and so easy to use! At first it was both audiobooks and normal books, but now they only have audiobooks. Fortunately they have ANOTHER app for reading which has all their library books for you to read. Just no audiobooks. It’s called Cloud Library. Anyway, besides that I think this app is amazing! The audiobooks are extremely good quality and it’s great the fact that you can just renew the audiobooks as if it’s a normal library. Overall it’s great for lazy people and people going all over the place because you only need internet for downloading it! I REALLY RECOMMEND THIS APP!!!

100percentcashmere ,

Who’s steering the ship?

Good app that has been a constant companion for audio books and e-books. Thank you for making this digital library service available. Seems to be becoming very popular and has as a great swathe of committed fans who have offered great feedback and ideas for iterative improvements. Scanning through the reviews, noted many are from a year or more ago which made me wonder why often requested suggestions haven’t made it through into the ux?

Here’s another vote for
🌼 Wish list / suggestions for books to add to the library
🌼 Ability to borrow available titles whilst you have others on reserve (often now for months)
🌼 Increasing/upgrading the licenses to allow for more digital copies to be available
🌼 sleep option: set time limit for audio to fade out and remain off (rather than just a stop playing in time that prompts you to touch to reactivate which often happens by accident when sleeper rolls over)
🌼 Books from all libraries to be pooled. Noticed that titles available at one library may not be available at another.
🌼 Improved search functionality eg. search by prize / award
🌼 Allow reader ratings and or import reader ratings from another trusted service - maybe good reads?

Hoping some of these and many of others’ suggestions get actioned to help make Borrow Box brilliant. 🍒

Information

Seller
Bolinda Digital Pty Ltd
Size
99 MB
Category
Books
Compatibility

Requires iOS 9.3 and watchOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Languages

English

Age Rating
4+
Copyright
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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