Borrowbox offers a wide choice of eAudiobooks & eBooks for you to borrow and listen to through a simple app for smartphones and tablets. You can also borrow and download your audiobooks to your PC or Mac to put them onto an iPod or other MP3 player.
eBooks, eMagazines, eAudiobooks and eComics & Graphic novels are a great alternative way to access a huge range of fiction, non-fiction, children's and classic titles, as well as a broad selection of popular magazines.To register for the service you must have a Glasgow Libraries library card.
If you're not a member it's easy to join - simply visit one of our 33 libraries to register. You can also complete a membership form online although your account will have to be verified at a library before you can access Overdrive eBooks and audio books.
Comics Plus brings thousands of digital graphic novels and comics to library members on any Web-connected device. This digital collection includes thousands of titles and series from the biggest publishers in graphic novels & comics. You can check out up to 25 titles at a time for a 7-day period.
Please note that although each title has an age appropriate indication, parental guidance is recommended. Parental controls are available in the iOs app.
SMS Text Alert Service
When you signup for text alerts, we’ll send you text notifications, letting you know when your requested books are available, alerts for items soon to be overdue and reminders about items which are currently overdue.
How do I sign up for this service? It’s easy!
Log on to your account at libcat.csglasgow.org and in my profile tick the “SMS notifications” options box. Be sure to check we have the most up to date mobile number for you.
In Your Local Library
Complete the form available at your local library and we will set up the service for you.
Remote catalogue search
Now you can find a title, reserve, borrow or renew it, straight from your mobile.
Why buy when you can borrow? The app allows you to scan the barcode on any title, anywhere, then search the catalogue to see if you can borrow it.
Live public transport info, allowing you to plan your journey to the library
From events to opening hours to directions, regularly updated service information gives you all the knowledge you need.
Download the library app for iOS or Android.