eBooks, eMagazines, eAudiobooks and eNewspapers

Here you can have free access to 1000s of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers. You will need to register online with your Merton Library card to gain access. Don't worry if you're not a library member - sign up today!

You can have access to 1000s of eBooks, eAudiobooks for FREE from the London Libraries Consortium eLibrary. The eBooks and eAudiobooks can be kept for up to 21 days and can be renewed or returned early if required.

You don't have to have any special software as you can read or listen through your browser. 

NEW: PressReader

PressReader gives you access to thousands of free eNewspapers and eMagazines from the UK and across the world, on your PC, tablet or smartphone.

With PressReader you can:

  • download titles to read offline using the apps, or read titles instantly online on the web
  • get enhanced digital replicas of your favourite newspapers that look just like the printed version, or you can read using a screen-friendly format
  • read past issues of titles

All you will need is your library card number.

  • Click on “Sign in” in the top right corner
  • Click “Libraries and Groups”
  • In the search box, type Merton and select “Merton Library - London Borough of Merton” from the list.
  • Enter your library card number and PIN and click sign in
  • You'll be asked for your email address, a password and your name to set up an account. Then tap sign in at the bottom. Once signed in you have access for 30 days, after that time you will need to sign in again.
  • Click “select publication” in the navigation pane to start browsing.

Need Help? Visit PressReader Care 

Overdrive: eBooks, eAudiobooks, eComics and eMagazines

Please note: RB Digital Magazines have moved to Overdrive

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Overdrive Help

You don't have to have any special software as you can read or listen through your browser. Alternatively you can download Libby app to enjoy your eBook or eAudiobook offline.

For general help visit the Overdrive Help pages

This video will help you get started with your library's OverDrive collection in a web browser. If you are using the Libby app, visit the help page for support which also includes a short video.

BorrowBox: eAudiobooks  

BorrowBox eAudiobooks

Access hundreds of eAudiobooks which can be downloaded on your computer or mobile device. Our collection has a wide range of titles for children, young adults and adults.

BorrowBox Help

For help on how to use Borrowbox see this user guide.

Lucky Day

Lucky Day is a special collection of highly popular titles of eBooks and eAudiobooks that are available on a first come, first serve basis. All can be borrowed for 14 days but can not be renewed and are automatically returned at the end of loan period. The list of titles will change as books are returned to the collection, so check back often.