The Sheffield eLibrary is free to use for Sheffield Libraries members. Simply register for the services using your library card number.

Available 24/7 on your computer, smartphone and tablet, we offer something of appeal to all ages and interests.


Hundreds of bestselling magazines to dip into, delve deep within a subject or explore new hobbies and interests.  Titles include: New Scientist, Hello Magazine, The Economist and BBC Good Food.  Once downloaded, eMagazines are yours to keep forever.


Relax with hundreds of free to access ebooks.  From old classics to the latest bestsellers, hop into history, delve into mystery and romp through a romance without paying for the content.  eBooks automatically ‘return’ themselves after three weeks. Alternatively renew for a further few weeks. Either way, there is no risk of fines.


Sit back, relax and listen to free eAudiobooks.  A great escape when doing housework or trapped in the car.  All eAudiobooks are free to download so there is no need to pay costly subscriptions.  eAudiobooks ‘return’ themselves after three weeks unless you renew, so there is no danger of accumulating fines.


ComicsPlus: Library Edition brings unlimited access to over 16,000 digital graphic novels and comics to library members on any web-connected device.  Parents should be award that although many of the graphic novels and comics on ComicsPlus are suitable for under 18s, some content is aimed at an adult audience. Age guidance is available for each title and parents may wish to consider using the parental controls available within the app.

Curated documentary films from Sheffield Doc Fest

We are working with Sheffield Doc/Fest and AVA to bring a specially curated selection of world class documentaries that have previously featured in the Sheffield Doc/Fest programme.   The films have been selected to challenge and inspire.  Some content may not be suitable for younger viewers.

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