Bolton Library and Museum Services


This section of the website tells you about library services and resources available online 24/7.

Coming soon! eLibrary Drop in - Bolton Central Library - Monday 22nd January - 2 to 4 pm. Pop in to find out more about BorrowBox (eBooks and eAudio) and RBDigital (eMagazines). 

Need help to use our resources?

Contact one our friendly team at Ask Bolton Libraries if you need help with any of our resources.

If you need help with eBooks use the Contact Us form or call 01204 332853.

If you need help with eAudiobooks click here to contact our supplier.


Introducing Borrow Box

Find out about our new free eBook and eAudio service; it's bigger, better and you can borrow even more!

Coming soon! BorrowBox Drop in - Bolton Central Library - Monday 22nd January - 2 to 4 pm. Want a demo - just ask the staff. Or bring your device and get registered for eBooks and eAudio and download the app.


Find out all about Borrow Box

Your eMagazines

Read full digital copies of your favourite magazines for free from your computer, smartphone or tablet using our new eMagazine download service, Zinio!

Over 95 magazines are currently available covering everything from food to computers, and music to art. Titles include Hello!; BBC Good Food; Amateur Photographer; BBC Top Gear; Horrible Histories and Cosmopolitan. Borrow an unlimited number of magazines to keep forever or delete when you want.


Access eMagazines here

Information Resources

Access to websites made available through your library membership

Information Resources

Online Catalogues

Search for items held within Bolton Libraries as well as libraries accross the country

Online Catalogues

Information Resources for Business

Resources which are especially useful for businesses tradespeople and jobseekers.

Business Information