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.

* 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

* 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

* 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 3.3.3

Performance and functionality improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5

4.4K Ratings

4.4K Ratings

Ok, but a bit basic


This review relates to reading ebooks, not audiobooks.

Needs some way of highlighting words, adding notes, etc.

Also can’t copy selected text. Workaround is to select the text, then select the Search option. Text can then be copied from the search bar.

Resizing text renumbers the pages, which makes it hard to refer to them elsewhere. It displays page numbers, but doesn’t display the number of pages left in the chapter, which would be useful for telling when the real end of the book is. Ebooks often have quite a few pages of ads, etc, at the end that fool you into thinking the end is a few pages more.

Sometimes the font size resets to the default by itself. [Edit: Can change font with pinch/zoom, I suspect I did that by accident.]

Bookmarks aren’t synched across devices, which makes it hard to swap between iPad and iPhone as appropriate.

Don’t know why people here are complaining about the number of books available. That depends on what your own library has paid for, nothing to do with the app itself.

Amazing app for avid readers !

Brett from Australia

For those of us who love to read, nothing is better than finding a new source of books: a book shop which has just opened, the local library which has expanded, a new group willing to share their treasure trove.
Finding BorrowBox is like finding the biggest stash of books in the world, ready to be borrowed and read immediately !!
I love the convenience of having a library in my pocket and the ease with which I an browse the catalogue, borrow,read and return a book all with the touch of a finger.
This is my favourite app ever and is essential for all fans of reading.

It’s like reading a real book

musico para circa

One the comments you hear quite often is reading an ebook is not the same alas having an actual book in your hand but this is simply not true. With BorrowBox the ease of reading is a whole lot better, the BorrowBox reader is actually like reading a real book. The books are always available from your library and with the backline you can read in bed late at night, I highly recommend using BorrowBox because their reading app is better than the rest.
John Morrow


Bolinda Digital Pty Ltd
103.7 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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  • Family Sharing

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

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