A new app gives you the facilities of your local Halton Borough Council library, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.. on your mobile device.

Prepare to experience the most mobile library of all when BorrowBox – your library in one app – arrives at Halton Library Service on Friday 5 April.

Recognised as the No.1 library download platform in the world, BorrowBox is the brainchild of Bolinda Digital.

It is unique because it enables members of public libraries to download and borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks via digital loans, BorrowBox is the only app of its kind in the world with an inbuilt eBook reader and eAudiobook player.

Soon your local library will be offering a technology that rivals leading consumer brands, but with a far superior user experience.

Halton Borough Council’s Library and Strategy Manager, Julie Griffiths, said: “On your phone, on your iPad, on your home computer, BorrowBox means the doors to your local library never close.

“Access books around the clock, from the very best authors, including big names such as Kate Atkinson, Bill Bryson, Ruth Rendell, Kate Morton, Ian McEwan, S.K. Tremayne and Lynda LaPlante, among others.

“The selection of international bestselling titles expands constantly, bringing you the best range of eContent since digital lending began.”

Elegant, intuitive and simple to operate and enjoy, BorrowBox can be used online and with Apple iOS and Google Android devices. Download eBooks directly from the www.halton.gov.uk/libraries or from the BorrowBox app.

The BorrowBox app incorporates a dedicated eBook reader and eAudiobook player and is available now from the App Store and Google Play. Install it on all your mobile devices for free. Get the app now and get ready to borrow and download eAudiobooks and eBooks.

You can join Halton Libraries free of charge online and receive your library card in the post by visiting www.halton.gov.uk/join