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Hertfordshire County Council

Step 1 – get started

  • Install the BorrowBox app on your devices or visit the BorrowBox website.
  • Search for Hertfordshire Libraries.
  • Login with you library card number and PIN.

Download this app from the Apple App Store.Download this app from Google Play.Download this app from Amazon.

Step 3 – enjoy at home or on the go

Read or listen to titles online.

Or download it to read offline, if you're on the go.

You can reserve a title if it's out – we'll email you when it’s available to download.


Information for OverDrive users

If you have a book on loan from OverDrive...

Anything you have on loan from OverDrive should remain available until the due date, providing you have downloaded the title to your device. 

If you haven't downloaded your loan, it will no longer be available from 28 February.

If you've placed a hold on a title in OverDrive...

The hold will not carry over to BorrowBox. You'll need to reserve it in the BorrowBox app. 

We've purchased extra copies of very popular titles to try and ensure that you don't have too long to wait.

Why we've changed from OverDrive...

We're constantly looking to offer the best possible service to you.

BorrowBox is extremely user friendly and offers an exceptional range of titles.

The dedicated ebook and audiobook player within the BorrowBox app makes it easier than ever for you to access titles.