Select a collection for details on how to access online books, audiobooks, magazines and newspapers. 


BorrowBox App


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EBSCO eBooks App


Dragonsource Magazines

Books, audiobooks

Books, audiobooks and Magazines Books Chinese magazines. (Access through your browser).
Access digital newspapers at our library branches.   



Using Borrow Box

BorrowBox App


  1. Download Adobe Digital Editions and create an Adobe ID (ebooks)
  2. Download Windows Media Player or iTunes (audiobooks)
  3. Set up your BorrowBox account, with your Willoughby Library card. 

Mobile Devices (iOS, Android and Kindle Fire) 

  1. Download the BorrowBox app from your app store. 
  2. For Kindle Fire, follow the instructions to download app for OS4 or older here, and OS5 or newer here
  3. Follow the prompts to set up an account, with your Willoughby Library card and password
  4. Don't know your password - try the last four numbers on your card, or contact the library

Using RBDigital 

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  1. Download the RB media player to play audiobooks. 
  2. Download Adobe Digital Editions to read ebooks. 
  3. For books, register your details with your Library card at the RBDigital website and start borrowing. 
  4. For magazines, register your details with your Library card at the RBDigital magazine portal and start borrowing.

Mobile Devices (iOS, Android, Kindle Fire)

  1. Register your details here
  2. Download the RBDigital app from your app store and sign in with your new account.
  3. For Kindle Fire, register your details here using the browser on your kindle. After signed in, click on the RBdigital icon at the page bottom to access the download link of the RBdigital app. 
  4. You can access magazines, books and audiobooks in the single app.  



EBSCO eBooks App    


  1. Adobe Digital Editions and an Adobe ID
  2. Log in with your library card to browse and borrow titles. 

Mobile Devices

  1. Download the BlueFire Reader app from your app store and authorise it with an Adobe ID.
  2. Open up the browser on your mobile device
  3. Access Willoughby City Library EBSCO eBooks link on its eReading webpage
  4. Sign in with your Willoughby Library card and EBSCOhost account when prompted
  5. Checked out ebooks will be opened in BlueFire app
  6. For Kindle Fire users, please follow these instructions

Using Dragonsource

Dragonsource Magazines

All devices

  1. Access magazines online
  2. Login using your Willoughby Library card. 


Digital Newspapers - access in Library only 

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Australian Financial Review

Access business, financial and investment news in Australia.




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Sydney Morning Herald

Browse and search the Sydney Morning Herald from past 6 months to date.

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The Age

Access latest local news on Melbourne, Victoria. Read National News from Australia, World News and Business News.


Need Help? 

You can get help accessing or downloading items from our eCollections at Chatswood Library, bring your device:

  • Tech Bar – Fridays, 11am-12noon (Please note the break in service from 8 Dec, resuming service on 9 Feb, 2018) 
  • Tech Buddy Club – first Monday of the month, 10-11.30am (Please note the January break, resuming on 5 Feb, 2018) 
  • Free Tutorials – register for a free one-on-one tutorial

Or contact Willoughby Library via email or phone 9777 7900.