Audiobooks for dyslexia

Ednburgh Libraries has three audiobook services where you can download hundred's of adult, teen and children's audiobooks: OverDrive, BorrowBox and uLIBRARY. Audiobooks can be a great way of accessing literature if reading is difficult for you.

You can use these on a computer, tablet, smartphone or MP3 player and borrow up to 10 titles at a time. There are automatic returns so you'll never get a fine.


See the OverDrive, BorrowBox and uLIBRARY information pages for details of how to access eaudiobooks on your equipment


How to use guides - a full range of PDF "How to Use" guides can be found on our OverDrive, BorrowBox and uLIBRARY information pages. If you'd like the guides as Word documents please email

Videos - there is a range of instructional OverDrive help films

Drop-in session - every Tuesday from 2-3.30pm on the Central Library's Mezzanine floor. Bring your device and we'll help you get set up 

Contact Information Digital with any queries you have -Tel: 0131 242 8047 or  

Home visits - if you are unable to visit the library it may be possible to arrange a home visit (contact Information Digital as above)


You can make an eaudiobook suggestion by using our online book suggestion form


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