Photo of young woman in a park reading on an iPad and holding a coffee.

On a desktop computer

  • Go to BorrowBox on
  • Sign in with your library card number and PIN.
  • On your first sign-in you will be asked for a name and email address.
  • Click on eBooks at the top of the page.  Find a book that you like and click Borrrow – Confirm Loan – Read now.
  • Click Read online to start reading direct from your browser or click Download for eReader to read offline on your computer.
  • If you don’t have Adobe Digital Editions installed on your computer you will be prompted to download it.
  • Once Adobe Digital Editions is installed you can return to the BorrowBox page and Download for eReader.
  • Right click on the file on your computer and select Open with.
  • Choose Adobe Digital Editions and start reading.

On a smartphone or tablet

  • Download the free BorrowBox app from the App or Play store.
  • Log in by inputting the library name (Clare County Library) followed by your library card number and PIN.
  • Browse and search for books.  Books can be read immediately from within the app.
  • The app will sync across multiple devices.