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Win an iPad Mini with Bradford Libraries

Use our BorrowBox app to borrow at least two eBooks and/or eAudiobooks, and you could win an iPad Mini, kindly donated by Bolinda UK.

You will need to be a member of Bradford Libraries to access our BorrowBox service.  

You can access our ebook/eaudiobook service here.

Terms and conditions for Bradford Libraries' BorrowBox iPad Mini prize draw

There is one prize of an iPad Mini.

The draw is open to members of Bradford Libraries aged 16 and over, excluding Bradford Libraries employees and their relatives.

Closing date for entries is 11.59pm GMT on 22 September 2017.

Only one entry per person.

To be eligible for the draw, entrants must download at least 2 eBooks or eAudiobooks from the BorrowBox app.

The competition will run from 29 July to 22 September 2017.

The winner will be chosen at random and will be informed by email within 28 days of the closing date. The winner's name will be available on request and published on social media accounts.

The promoter is Bradford Libraries, and the prize has been kindly donated by Bolinda UK.

By participating in this prize draw, entrants confirm they have read, understood and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

Temporary relocation of Addingham Community Library

The Library will be out of use from Wednesday 22 February until further notice for essential refurbishment work to be carried out on the building.

A limited library book service will be available from a portacabin housed in the Memorial Hall car park from Tuesday 28 February until completion of the work.

Opening Hours will be:

  • Tuesday: 9am to 12noon
  • Thursday: 2pm to 6pm
  • Saturday: 9.30am to 12noon

 We will endeavour to minimise the disruption to the service as much as possible.


Bradford Libraries now offer customers e-books and e-audiobooks through a new interactive app.

BorrowBox is an online app which will allow library members to download e-books and audiobooks straight to their smartphones, iPads, tablets, laptops or computers.

This free service is coming soon and library members will be able to browse, download and read items 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The app is available for iOS and Android phones, tablets and Kindle Fire.

Users will also be able to use Adobe Digital Editions to read the items on their desktop computer or laptop.

Download E-Audiobooks

Bradford Libraries offer an E-Audiobook service. Member of the library can download free e-audiobooks to listen to on their PC or portable device.

Zinio Online Magazines

Zinio is a digital magazine service that provides access to popular and recreational magazines. Zinio offers a quick and easy way for our library customers to read digital copies of their favourite magazines. Using a PC, Mac, smartphone or tablet, you will be able to access Bradford Libraries’ selected digital magazines from wherever you are.

Images of Bradford District on Flickr

We have started to add some of our images of old Bradford on Flickr. Please come and have a look at our Flickr page.

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