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Digital Reading

Darlington Libraries offer a variety of ways to enjoy digital reading at home or on the go | Free with your Library Card

Access some great titles on your tablet, smartphone, computer or digital audio player by selecting one of the options below

If you need assistance with any of these online services, each site has it's own useful help section. Or pop in to either branch to see us


Digital Books, AudioBooks and Magazines

  • Borrow up to 6 eBooks and 6 eAudiobooks at a time
  • Items are automatically returned after 21 days, unless you return them early, so there are never fines for late books!
  • Use your Library Card and PIN (ask staff for details) and your e-mail address to register 
  • RBdigital Digital Magazines, Newspapers and AudioBooks
  • Choose from one of 2100+ Digital AudioBooks
  • AudioBooks are automatically returned after 21 days, unless you return them early, so there are never any fines for late books!
  • Stream or download as many magazines as you like from our collection of more than 50 popular titles.
  • Stream or download 1000's of daily newspapers with Pressreader
  • You can keep them on your device for as long as you like
  • Don’t worry if you missed an issue, we have loads of back issues too!
  • Use your Library Card and e-mail address to register

Digital Comic Books and Graphic Novels

  • You can check out up to 25 titles at a time, to download or stream, for a 7-day period
  • Thousands of issues to choose from
  • Sign in with your RBdigital account (see above)