eBooks & Audiobooks

Enjoy free eBooks and eAudio on your tablet, smartphone, computer or ebook reader. Our collection of eBooks automatically expire meaning no more overdue notices.

Start by downloading the apps from the Play Store for Android devices or the App Store for Apple devices.



BorrowBox is a collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks. You can borrow up to 12 items (6 eBooks, 6 eAudiobooks) for two weeks.

Visit the BorrowBox website.

Visit our help guides and videos


Libby by Overdrive

Libby by OverDrive provides a large collection of eBooks and eAudio. You may borrow 10 items for up to three weeks.

Visit the OverDrive website.

Visit our help guides and videos

Please note: Libby on Apple devices on a version less than iOS 10 is no longer supported. To work around this you can access Libby using a browser. The browser functionality is without many app features. https://wapldmc.overdrive.com


Project Guttenburg 

Project Guttenburg is a collection of public domain eBooks. There is no library card or login required.

Visit the Project Gutenberg website.


Western Australian Public Libraries Online Book Club 

The City has partnered with the Western Australian Public Libraries to offer our members an online book club and discussion forum.

As a City of South Perth library member, you can access free eBook copies for the duration of the discussion.

You may read up to three ebooks, every two to three months and connect through a private forum. You can participate anywhere you have internet access, and on days that are convenient for you. 

Download the eBook.