Reference Library Online

eReading

eReading for Children and Young People

Film Streaming

Family History

Newspapers, journals and magazines online

eLearning (inc Driving Theory Test, Languages and more)

Library members have free access to this online reference library. The extensive range of resources below is available on computers in the library with the majority also being available from your home computer.

eReading

Reading for pleasure and relaxing with Slough Libraries

 

Title Details Availability
Borrowbox Find a range of eBooks AND eAudiobooks online. Collection growing every month. Borrow up to 6 titles for 3 weeks - no overdue fines

Access Borrowbox in library or at home

PressReader Access over 7000 current national and international newspapers and magazines online including today’s Guardian, Telegraph and Daily Mail, Vogue, Empire, Focus, Gardener’s World, Closer and thousands of others.
You can also read The Beano with your kids!
Brief guide to using PressReader app
Brief guide to using PressReader on your computer
PressReader in library or at home
RB Digital eMagazines and eComics Access 40 popular magazines online including Marie Claire, National Geographic, Men’s Fitness and Newsweek. Plus access comic book compilations for titles including Wolverine, Xmen, Deadpool, Cable and Judge Dredd!
RB Digital eMagazines in library or at home

eReading for Children and Young People

Don't miss out - there's eReading titles that are great for children and young people as well! 

 

Title Details Availability
Borrowbox Some great titles for children and young people available in eBooks AND eAudiobooks online. From Octonauts and My Little Pony all the way through Harry Potter,  Skulduggery Pleasant and lots more. Borrow up to 6 titles for 3 weeks - no overdue fines

Access Borrowbox in library or at home

PressReader As well as current national and international newspapers and magazines online, find titles for children in a range of languages from Kids go Gardening in English, Petit Quotidien in French and others in German, French Spanish and more! You can also read The Beano with your kids!
Brief guide to using PressReader app
Brief guide to using PressReader on your computer
PressReader in library or at home
RB Digital eMagazines and eComics Find titles for children including National Geographic Kids, Storytime magazine, GamesMaster and more.
Plus for young people access comic book compilations for titles including My Little Pony, Spiderman and Guardians of the Galaxy! Please note some comic book titles are not suitable for children.
RB Digital eMagazines in library or at home

Film Streaming

 

Title Details Availability
Kanopy Get access to thousands of movies with your library card. Simply add your card and PIN and login online or download the app! Enjoy critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more

Access Kanopy in library or at home

Family History

A wealth of information whether you want to explore the great events of the past, are tracing your own family history or just want to find out about a well-known person.

 

Title Details Availability
Ancestry Library Edition Masses of information for family history researchers, including census records, births marriages and deaths and much more. Ancestry Library Edition in library only
Find My Past A huge range of family history resources,
including the 1911 census for England and Wales.
Find my past in library only

Forces War Records

7 million historic records on British personnel involved in wars around the world from the Napoleonic wars to World War 2. Forces War Records in library only

 

Newspapers, journals and magazines online

These services offer access to the contents of lots of magazines, journals and newspapers - current and historical, local and world-wide.

 

Title Details Availability
Access to Research Read 8,400 academic journals with over 1.5 million journal articles and conference proceedings covering : Health and Biological Sciences Social Sciences and Engineering as well as Art & Architecture, Business, Environmental Science, History, Journalism, Languages, Politics, Film, Philosophy and Religion, Mathematics and Physics.

Access to Research in library only

PressReader Access over 7000 current national and international newspapers and magazines online including today’s Guardian, Telegraph and Daily Mail, Vogue, Empire, Focus, Gardener’s World, Closer and thousands of others.
New this year! You can also read The Beano with your kids!
Brief guide to using PressReader app
Brief guide to using PressReader on your computer
PressReader in library or at home
RB Digital eMagazines Access 40 popular magazines online including Marie Claire, National Geographic, Men’s Fitness and Newsweek
RB Digital eMagazines in library or at home