Downloads

Browse and download from our wide range of free eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines; and find answers with our online reference tools.

Borrowbox

Borrowbox

RBdigital (audio books)

RBdigital (audio books)

RBdigital magazines

RBdigital magazines

RBdigital comics

RBdigital comics

Historic photographs

Historic photographs

Britannica Online

Britannica Online

Britannica Online Junior

Britannica Online Junior

Britannica Online Student

Britannica Online Student

Ancestry

Ancestry

Find My Past

Find My Past

Theory Test Pro

Theory Test Pro

Access to Research

Access to Research

Future Learn

Future Learn

Librarywales.org

Librarywales.org

Newsplan Cymru

Newsplan Cymru

Legislation.gov.uk

Legislation.gov.uk

National Archives

National Archives

Choose from a vast selection of eBooks and eAudio books from the world’s best authors. Simply click on this link where you will be able to set up your account. For further information please speak to a member of our library staff next time you are visiting, telephone 01656 754800 or email libraries@awen-wales.com

Download free eAudio books anytime, anywhere, with no waiting lists. Click on the link or download the RBdigital app. For further information please speak to a member of our library staff next time you are visiting, telephone 01656 754800 or email libraries@awen-wales.com

Download free magazines wherever you are, with your library card. There are current issues and back copies of 100s of popular magazines for you to enjoy. An unlimited number of titles can be borrowed with no loan period limits. Just click on the link or download the RBDigital app. For further information please speak to a member of our library staff next time you are visiting, telephone 01656 754800 or email libraries@awen-wales.com

Download free comics and graphic novels anytime, anywhere, with your library card. Click on the link or download the ComicsPlus Library Edition app. For further information please speak to a member of our library staff next time you are visiting, telephone 01656 754800 or email libraries@awen- wales.com

Did you know that you can access over 3,500 photographs through the library online catalogue? The photographs tell the story of Bridgend County Borough through the ages and include images of landscapes, local events, churches, chapels and pubs. Simply search for a location and limit your search to “Photographs”

Britannica Online is the classic encyclopaedia containing 123,000 articles which is constantly updated. To access it all you need is a valid library card.

Britannica Online Junior is a special edition of the classic encyclopaedia aimed at 5 – 11 year’ olds. To access it all you need is a valid library card.

Britannica Online Student is a special edition of the classic encyclopaedia aimed at 12 – 18 year’ olds. To access it all you need is a valid library card.

Ancestry.com provides access to millions of searchable UK family history records. Important – this is only available for use in the library.

Find My Past

Discover your family history online. Important - Find My Past is available in Y Llynfi Library only; please ring Y Llynfi on 01656 754859 to book a PC or for more information

Practice your UK driving theory test using a highly realistic online simulation website. It contains the official practice test question bank, hazard perception video clips and an online version of the Highway Code. Access is completely free and can be accessed at home with your library card number.

Did you know that you can now access academic articles free through Awen Libraries? All you need is a valid library card. Important – this is only available for use in the library.

FutureLearn offers a diverse selection of free online courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time and are accessible on your mobile, tablet and PC so you can fit learning around your life.

librarywales.org is a mine of information and an excellent free resource for everyone.

This site provides information on the work of Newsplan Cymru and access to a database of Welsh newspapers available in libraries either in paper form or microfilm

legislation.gov.uk features the full text of all Acts of Parliament from 1988 and much other legislation from before this date

The National Archives looks after and makes available all kinds of public records. It contains a storehouse of information for anyone interested in family history, local history and military history