e-Books for Free from your Library

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Monmouthshire Libraries are now offering access to over 2,500 ebooks – an exciting mix of fiction, biographies, real life stories, children’s books and non-fiction titles – as part of the eBooks for Wales pilot project.

To use the service you have to be a library member and have a PIN. It’s easy to join online and then collect your card and PIN from your local library. Forgotten your PIN? Then just email us to request a reminder.

Begin Borrowing eBooks

  • You can borrow, or reserve, up to 4 ebooks at any one time
  • eBooks are issued for 3 weeks (unless you choose to shorten the loan period). After the loan period expires the book will automatically delete
  • eBooks are downloaded to your PC, laptop or MAC using Adobe Digital Editions download manager. You can then transfer the book to your ebook reader, tablet or smartphone. Alternatively ebooks can be downloaded directly to smartphones and tablets once an ebook reader app has been installed
  • The download service is not yet available for Kindle ebook readers

To find our more about how the service works and whether your device is compatible please consult the FAQs

This pilot project is match funded by a grant from the Welsh Government. Please let us know what you think.


Refurbishment Bids for Caldicot and Chepstow

After the successes achieved as a result of Monmouth Library’s refurbishment, Caldicot and Chepstow Libraries have submitted bids to CyMAL (Museums Archives and Libraries Wales) for grant funding under the Community Learning Libraries Capital Development Programme 2011/12. If successful, the projects will enable the libraries to redesign and refurbish all public areas including carpeting, painting, seating, study spaces and improved bilingual internal and external signage. Emphasis will be placed on improved IT facilities such as RFID self service and public wifi. Both libraries intend to improve accommodation for all customers, including a dedicated teenage zone and local / family history area. Chepstow Library, which is due to have its first floor office space redesigned as part of corporate agile working plans, has also included the development of a reading garden, accessible from the library, in their bid. We will soon know if we’ve been successful!