Free Innovation Resources from Irish Libraries

Did you know? If you have a public library card you can avail of a wide range of e-resources? These include ebooks and audiobooks using the BorrowBox app, and digital magazines using the RBdigital app. You can get quality innovation, creativity, science, technology, business (and more) books and magazines delivered directly to your device absolutely free of charge! All you need is your library card number.

Selection of free eresources


During our first ever Public Service Innovation Week we teamed up with Libraries Ireland and BorrowBox to highlight some of the quality innovation and creativity books you can read on your chosen device for free!

Innovation Week BorrowBox Poster

Innovation Week Social Meda Tiles

To join your local library and starting downloading for free, here a few simple steps:

  • Join the library or renew your membership. You can fill in the online form and then call into your local library with your photo ID and proof of address
  • You will receive your library card number and PIN
  • Search for the BorrowBox and/or RBdigital apps in your App store
  • Enter your details, check out your books and magazines and start reading free of charge!

Here is a handy guide to using #BorrowBox.

BorrowBox How-To Guide

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