eBooks and eAudiobooks

Whether you’re into detective mysteries, historical fiction or reading an inspirational biography, Christchurch City Libraries have got over 40,000 titles you can read and listen to on your tablet, smartphone or laptop for free - all from the comfort of your own home.

We have a great collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks all free with your library card number and password / PIN. The great thing about eBooks and eAudiobooks is that holds are free too. You can borrow, read or listen then return eBooks and eAudiobooks without leaving home.



Our largest collection of eBooks contains thousands of fiction and non-fiction titles for adults, young adults and children. To use on a mobile device such as smartphone or tablet try the Libby app.


A collection of fiction and non-fiction eBook titles that has a focus on New Zealand writers and publishers.



This collection of thousands of audiobooks has fiction, non-fiction a titles for adults, teens and children. Easy to use  listen from your computer or transfer to a MP3 player or use the Libby app on your mobile device.


Downloadable fiction and non-fiction eAudiobooks for adults, young adults and children, which includes lots of Australian and New Zealand titles. These can be played on your computer or any mobile device capable of playing MP3 audio files. Find out about the BorrowBox app


uLibrary by Ulverscroft Digital eAudiobooks with a strong focus on titles from the UK.

It's a mystery to me

eBook mysteries and thrillers to keep you on the edge of your seat.

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Listen for the clues...

Mystery eAudiobooks to fuel your inner sleuth.

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