|Access Bolinda eAudiobooks for free as a Merri-bek library member.||Overdrive now includes eaudiobooks, with fantastic Australian titles and no waiting list.|
What is an eAudiobook?
An eAudiobook is similar to a book on tape or CD, downloaded as a computer file. You can listen to the file directly from your computer or transfer it to a portable player such as an iPod or MP3 player.
Library eAudiobook suppliers
The libraries use 2 eAudiobook suppliers, which both include a wide range of fiction and non-fiction for adults, teens and children.
Overdrive now includes eaudiobooks content from RB Digital, with unique Australian content available. You can borrow up to 50 eAudiobooks at once for up to three weeks and most titles are available instantly - no holds, no waiting! If you're on a smartphone or tablet, download the free app Libby.
Choose from a range of fiction and non-fiction for adults, teens and children. You can borrow or reserve up to 10 eAudiobooks at a time. Loans are now for two weeks instead of three, but you can renew your loans up to 4 times.
You may be prompted for a username or a library card number when you borrow an eAudiobook. This is the number printed on your Merri-bek City Libraries member card, for example, A2000301xxxxxxxB. The password is your date of birth in 8 numbers, for example, ddmmyyyy.
Audible is offering a wide variety of free eaudiobooks while schools around the world are closed. The free eaudiobooks are primarily for children from younger readers to teens. There are also classics that appeal to all ages as well as titles in French, German, Spanish, Italian and Japanese.
Renewing and returning an eAudiobook
To renew an eAudiobook, you need to reborrow and download the item again.
You can return eAudiobooks early.