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uLibrary eAudiobooks

Information about uLibrary an eAudiobook borrowing service.
Updated: 27/08/2021 5:15 p.m.

uLibrary eAudiobooks by Ulverscroft.

uLibrary app on smart phone. Browse, borrow and listen to eAudiobooks on your smart phone or tablet

uLibrary by Ulverscroft Digital provides unabridged eAudiobooks by bestselling authors, mainly from the UK.
Titles include fiction and non fiction for adults, teens and children.

To use uLibrary you will need

  • to be a current member of Whangarei District Libraries with a valid library card number and PIN.

    Please note: Library membership expires every
    2 years when you will need to contact us to update your membership details.

  • a computer, smart phone or tablet with an internet connection

  • The uLibrary app or software (Adobe Digital Editions) so you can listen to DRM protected eAudiobooks on mobile devices or computer.

uLibrary app

Link to uLibrary app at Apple Store. Opens in a new window. Link to uLibrary on Google Play. Opens in a new window.

Adobe Digital Editions for Windows and Macintosh

Adobe Digital Editions

Using uLibrary

  • Online: Go to the Whangarei District Libraries uLibrary website and login with your Library card barcode number and PIN

Link to Whangarei District Libraries uLibrary.

Go to uLibrary

  • Apps: Install the uLibrary app on your device. Type Whangarei Libraries in the Library search box and then enter your library card barcode number and PIN. Accept the Terms and Conditions. Your browser will remember these details for the next time you open it.


  • Browse our great collection of eAudiobooks anytime anywhere! You can search by title, author, narrator and genre.

  • Read the synopsis and listen to an audio clip of your choice.

  • Confirm your choice or reserve your title for later.

  • Download the complete eAudiobook instantly. When reserved titles are ready to download You will receive an email from uLibrary.

  • Enjoy listening to your eAudiobook everywhere you go.

Alternatively, you can also listen to our digital titles via our website.
 mp3 files can be downloaded and transferred to a mp3 player.

uLibrary guidelines

  • Check Outs: 4 eAudiobook titles can be checked out at the same time.

  • Lending periods: There is a choice of lending periods: 7 or 14 days.

  • Holds: Yes you can reserve. When you place a hold, it counts towards your total number of checkouts. The item will automatically activate in your account when it becomes available. You will receive a notification email from uLibrary.

    The 7 or 14 day loan period begins as soon as the item is activated.

  • Renewals: You can renew items even if the title has holds on it. Limit of 2 renewals.

  • Return early: You can return a title early. Use My Account page or My Loans on the mobile app.

  • Expired items: On mobile devices eAudiobooks are deleted automatically.
    eAudiobooks - on a computer or mp3 player have to be manually deleted.

Need more help

eBook tutorials at the library

We offer free tutorials for library members who need help learning how to download and open eBooks, eMagazines and eAudiobooks onto their mobile devices.

Contact us to make an appointment for a lesson:




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