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Online Library & eResources

Access eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers and online learning courses.

All our online resources are available to every Library member, completely free of charge.

To access a Quick Start Guide, click here.

Becoming a Library is also completely free, and has never been easier.  Either call into any one of our Branch Libraries to sign up, or alternatively, complete and submit an online form here. *

*If you fill out an online form, please then call into your local Branch Library to complete your membership and collect your Library card.


  BorrowBoxeBooks and eAudiobooks

BorrowBox is an online eBook and eAudiobook service that allows our Library members to download items on to their devices.  This service works on the same principle as checking out a physical book from the Library in that you are permitted to have the item on your device for 3 weeks at a time. 

Click here to access BorrowBox.

Click here for a video tutorial on how to use this service.


null   eMagazines

Libby, by Overdrive offers our Library members full-colour, interactive, digital magazines.  You can download publications from a great variety of genres including current affairs, politics, fashion, technology, travel, hobbies ... and much, much more!

Click here to access Libby.

Click here for information on how to use Libby.

Click here for FAQs about Libby.

Note:  eMagazines moved from RB Digital to the Libby App on Monday April 26th 2021.  Access to titles in RB Digital will end on April 30th 2021.  All titles that were available in RB Digital, are also available in the Libby App.


null  Language Courses 

Transparent Languages offers interactive and engaging courses on over 120 languages.

Click here to access Transparent Languages.

Click here for a video tutorial on how to use this service.


null  eNewspapers

PressReader is an online news-stand that provides our Library members with access to thousands of the world's most popular newspapers and magazines, including Irish titles.  

Click here to access PressReader.

Click here for a video tutorial on how to use this service.  


Universal Class  eLearning Courses

Universal Class offers our Library members a unique online learning experience, with over 400 courses to choose from.  

Click here to register to Universal Class.  You will need your Library card number and PIN to register.

Click here to access this service.

Click here for a video tutorial on how to use this service. 


Vision-Net  Online Business Support

Vision-net is one of Ireland's leading providers of credit information on businesses and private individuals.  This suite of information services can help users to make better business decisions.  This service is available to all our Library members.  

Click here to access this service.


Ancestey.com  Genealogy Resource

Ancestry.com is a valuable genealogy resource tool.  This resource is only available on our Library Branch network, so if you wish to avail of it please, please call in to your local Branch Library.


        null    The Irish Times Digital Archive

The Irish Times Digital Archive is available online at all Longford County Library branches through www.askaboutireland.ie (Select the Irish Times Digital Archive Link) or the Irish Times website www.irishtimes.com. The archive contains the entire Irish Times from it's first edition in 1859 to the present. It is fully searchable - just enter your search term and then view the results or else browse the paper by selecting the edition you require.