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eAudiobooks & eBooks

We offer a range of eBooks and eAudiobooks to download for FREE to enjoy on your computer or your portable device.

View all the titles using the links below from BorrowBox and RBDigital.

You can download eBooks and eAudiobooks apps directly to your device.


Apple App Store Google Play Store


Apple App Store Google Play Store

For users without a compatible device - you can download eBooks and eAudiobooks directly to your computer or compatible eReader.

Due to Amazon’s licensing restrictions, these eBooks and eAudiobooks are not compatible with Kindles.


Cairns Libraries has a range of eMagazines to download for FREE. This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week on your PC or portable device - Apple, Android, Windows 8 and Kindle Fire/HD/HDX.

browse e-magazine current titles

Online - You can now read eMagazines online using your browser by clicking on the magazine in your reading list.

Offline using a PC or Mac - Install the RBDigital Reader software and login. You can now download your checked out items and read them offline.

Smartphone or TabletYou can download eBooks and eAudiobooks apps directly to your device. Login to download your checked out items and read offline.

Need help?

RBDigital Magazines - FAQs & User Guide

Story Box

Story Box Library is a free online ‘reading room’ featuring Australian stories for primary school age children, read by some of Australia’s finest storytellers. It’s a place where the wonderful world of storytelling is shared and a whole lot of fun!

Oxford Owl

Oxford Owl offers a free eBook library and learning.

Project Gutenberg

Free eBooks for which copyright has expired available at Project Gutenberg.

Last updated: 31 Jul 2020