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Please note that parents or guardians are responsible for app content downloaded by your children.
BorrowBox - eBooks and eAudiobooks
Our ebooks and eaudiobooks service is provided by BorrowBox. You can get BorrowBox on your desktop or via app. If you would like information on how to download and use BorrowBox, watch our Youtube Video How To use BorrowBox
If you have recently replaced your library card you will need to re-register, entering your new barcode number. You will lose your loans and holds.
- Reset your PIN and try again.
- Contact your library, and confirm with the library staff that you are using the correct barcode assigned to your account. The library staff will also check that other details in your account are correct. Contact details for your local libraries are on our Contact Us page.
- If steps 1 and 2 have not resolved the issue, then contact BorrowBox for help at email@example.com
Libby - eMagazines
Meet Libby, our app for emagazines. Over 3000 magazines to choose from, free with your library card. Download the Libby app, or visit www.libbyapp.com.
Search for library name Cork City Library. Enter the 14 digit barcode number from your library card and your PIN, and you can stream or download emagazines to your device.
To get started, select the subjects button to browse by category. To search for specific magazine, select the search icon and type in the magazine title.
Please watch our youtube video guide:
- Check with your branch library that your membership has not expired
- Check with your branch library that you are using the correct barcode
- Reset your PIN
- Failing those steps, you should contact Overdrive for Help. In app Help found by tapping Get Some Help. Desktop Help is found at https://help.libbyapp.com/en-us/index.htm
PressReader - eNewspapers and eMagazines
25 June 2020: We wish to inform you that the newspaper groups who own the Irish Examiner, Irish Independent and Sunday Independent have withdrawn them from free access on PressReader. We apologise for this, and will let you know if the situation changes.
PressReader is an online newspapers and magazines service, free to current library members. There are over 4,000 newspapers and over 2,000 magazines from around the world. You can log in through your desktop computer or download the PressReader app from the App Store or Google Play.
Choose the Libraries and Groups option. Search for Cork City and click or tap. Enter your library barcode and PIN. Please note that frequent users will have to login every 30 days to keep the free subscription active. For support, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Watch our YouTube video Using PressReader.
Comics Plus - eComics and Graphic Novels online
We are pleased to bring you our new online comics and graphic novels service. Comics Plus has over 16,000 ecomics and graphic novels online for all ages. Please be advised that parents or guardians are responsible for any ecomics or ebooks accessed by your children. There are two collections:
Children and Teens:
Visit https://corkcitylibrarieschildrens.librarypass.com/ and log in with your library card and PIN. This collection contains ecomics and graphic novels age-rated for Children and Teens.
Visit https://corkcitylibrariesfullcollection.librarypass.com/ and log in with your library card and PIN.
Access to the collections is on the Library Pass app. Log in with your library card and PIN. Cork City Libraries recommend use of the service through a browser for the full range of features. Learn how to navigate Comics Plus on your desktop in this youtube video:
1. Check with your branch library that your membership has not expired
2. Check with your branch library that you are using the correct barcode
3. Reset your PIN
If you are still having problems, please contact Library Pass for help at https://support.librarypass.com/
LOTE Online for Kids - ebooks
Lote Online for Kids is an online database of digital books in World Languages, created for children to enjoy books and learn language through storytelling. The platform provides over 1750+ digital books in 50+ languages together with English translations. New books and languages are released each month, so stay tuned!
To Login simply click on the following link and search for Cork City Council. Enter the 14 digit barcode number from your library card to get started.
A wide selection of World Language books are available with English translations.
- Check with your branch library that your membership has not expired.
- Check with your branch library that you are using the correct barcode.
In-house Access to Online Newspapers
Irish Newspaper Archives
Irish Newspaper Archive is the largest online searchable database of Irish Newspapers showing newspapers in their original format. This service is free to use on any of our public computers in all our libraries. (In-house access only) If you would like information on how to use the Irish Newspaper Archive, download the Irish Newspaper Archive Help Guide or watch our YouTube video guide to Irish Newspaper Archive.