Free books for everyone – why you need to join Kirklees Libraries

Have you noticed how grey and cold it is getting outside?  Don’t fancy going out? Why not just snuggle up on the sofa with some good books…

To kill a mockingbird book cover - e books

Sounds good right?  Wouldn’t it sound even better if the book you chose was FREE!

What about if that FREE book could be in your hand without even leaving the house (PJ day anyone)?

Too good to be true right… well not if you are a member of Kirklees Libraries.

The libraries e-book service gives you the chance to download up to 15 books at a time, so whatever your mood you can pick something perfect for you.

To get you started here’s a list of the top 9 downloaded books for adults and kids.

Most downloaded booksThe girl on the train

  1. The Girl on the Train
  2. After You
  3. Me Before You
  4. The Lady in the Van
  5. To Kill a Mockingbird: To Kill a Mockingbird Series, Book 1
  6. Go Set a Watchman: To Kill a Mockingbird Series, Book 2
  7. From Scotland with Love
  8. Mistress
  9. The Postcard

Books for every situation

Stuck for something for tea?  How about reading Mary Berry’s foolproof cooking or you could give Tana Ramsey’s Family Kitchen a go.

Hard day at work? Lighten up and have a laugh with Second Hand Souls or the Undomestic Goddess

Want to escape reality for a night or two? Download a thriller like The Widow or maybe some Sci Fi action from bestseller The Atlantic Gene

Need a bedtime book to get them off to sleep? You could download Diary of a Wimpy Kid or something more classic like The Secret Garden .

Do your kids always want another story? Set them a time limit with the 5 Minute Bedtime Stories audio book

Have you got the kids into bed, but then found you’re just too tired to read? Let the soothing tones of Stephen Fry reading the Harry Potter series help them and maybe you drift off.

How to get started with e-books

You can download an e-book onto your PC, laptop, tablet or mobile phone.  All you need is a library card and pin number.

Get your library card and pin by joining Kirklees Libraries 

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