eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers
Stirling Libraries is working with lots of suppliers to bring you hundreds of eResources absolutely free! Our Evergreen website allows you to renew books online (requires library card number and pin).*From 1st October 2018, we are changing the way you borrow eBooks. If you already have an RB Digital account for eAudiobooks and eMagazines, this will allow you to borrow eBooks too. If you don't have an account, it's easy to register as in our RBDigital guide.
RBdigital - eBooks
RBdigital has a catalogue of hundreds of titles to your device.
You can download 6 at a time to a home PC or mobile device. The maximum loan period is 21 days. Titles are automatically returned at end of the loan period – no overdues or fines. Download the RB Digital app from your app store. The system is also compatible with a wide range of eBook Readers. Check your device's compatibility.
More information on the Library eBooks help page
Sign in to eBooks (requires username/ barcode and password)
This video shows some of our most popular reads.
RBdigital - Audiobooks
We also subscribe to RBdigital with fiction and non-fiction audio-book titles for adults, teenagers and children. A library card number is required for online registration. The video shows some of the popular eMagazines).
RBdigital - Magazines
RBdigital also allows you to download and read digital copies of popular magazines to your computer, tablet or mobile device. There are over 100 magazines to choose from and it's completely free! (sign in requires barcode and password / pin)
Download the our RBdigital Guide and get started!
Library Press Display
Library Press Display gives you instant Access to over 4000 newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages. With this system, you can also sign up using Twitter, Facebook or Google. Using Library Press Display is quite easy, enjoyable, and even addictive. When you log into Library Press Display, you are presented with The world in pictures. These are pictures drawn from all of our newspapers and magazines that readers have discovered and are actively viewing.
Download the our Press reader guide and get started!
Comics Plus is a e-comic service, choose from our collection of titles. All have unlimited simultaneous 24/7 remote access If you already subscribe to the Zinio for Libraries, you can log into ComicsPlus using those login details.
Download the our Comic Plus guide and get started!
There are lots of websites which offer free eBooks for download. Due to copyright restrictions most of the material freely available online dates from before 1920.
With 3.5 million items, the Internet Archive Text Archive contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children's books, historical texts and academic books that are out of copyright, or have a Creative Commons license. Read online or download free.
Project Gutenburg is the oldest provider of free books on-line, Project Gutenberg offers over 38,000 free eBooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.