Online e-services

FREE online resources for all our members

Peterborough Library offers an extensive online collection of eBooks, eAudio books and eMagazines.

The great thing about our online service is that you can access it 24/7 wherever you are in the world.


Have you tried our digital library? Accessing BorrowBox enables Peterborough Library members to download and borrow from our extensive collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines. The best part is that you can access it 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, wherever you are in the world. New titles are being added every month and it's totally free!

Download the BorrowBox app on your chosen device and start your reading or listening journey on: iPhone, iPad, Android phone, Android tablet or Kindle Fire.

Click here to learn how to use Borrowbox on your devices.

Free digital reference resources

We provide a range of free digital reference resources for you to access from the comfort of your home or using our library computers. From a practice driving theory test to researching your ancestors, take a look at our comprehensive resource library below.

Access to Research

Discover a world of published academic research at your local library. Free to access.

Ancestry in-library edition

Available at all libraries (and at home during the current pandemic). Login with your library card via the online catalogue.

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