What is uLibrary?

With access to over 300,000 eAudiobooks and eBooks, uLibrary simplifies the digital library experience, allowing borrowers to enjoy their favourite author or book wherever they go through the uLibrary app or browser platform.

uLibrary has been designed and created by Ulverscroft Ltd., a specialist publishing company with over fifty years’ worth of experience of distributing the best stories to libraries around the world.


A pain free setup process.

uLibrary has been designed and developed to be simple to set up and easy to use. Our team have a vast experience authenticating with the library LMS via either SIP2, API, LCF Framework and web services. We work closely with each library to understand their set-up requirements and ensure everything is in place before the launch of your new platform.

Our preferred method of user authentication is via a SIP2 protocol and the library LMS must be able to connect to our uLibrary service securely. This requires the library I.T. department to open its firewall to our secure IP address and port for the library authority’s uLibrary sub-domain.

uLibrary is compliant with all major web services including:

  • Axiell eHub
  • SirsiDynix’s eResource Central
  • Civica Spydus


Read your own way.

We understand that everyone’s reading experience is different and so we’ve built uLibrary to be as accessible as possible so that our titles can be enjoyed by all.

Our eBook reader makes it easy to customize how you read, allowing you to adjust an eBook’s font size, font face, and the text and background colour as well as adding bookmarks as you read.

Our eAudiobook player makes it simple to listen anytime, with a simplified user experience. Listen at your own pace with our 30 second skip buttons, adjustable playback speed or by setting a sleep timer to end things on your own terms.


Discover your new favourite.

Our collections of digital titles have been expertly curated for the modern library, with a focus on ensuring the most popular genres, authors and series are available.

Alongside our beloved exclusive content, uLibrary is also home to thousands of eAudiobooks and eBooks from publishers including HarperCollinsPan MacmillanPenguin Random HouseSimon & Schuster and W.F. Howes.

If you’re ever unsure what to read, uLibrary has curated bookshelves based on theme or genre as well a built-in ‘Next Read’ feature which makes titles suggestions based upon your previous downloads.


What people are saying.

We think uLibrary is the easiest way to start reading enjoy digital books from your library. Don’t just take our word for it though, see what everyone else is saying!

Very highly recommended free service!
“I cannot speak highly enough of uLIBRARY. I would be absolutely lost without it.. there are so many audiobooks to choose from, I regularly listen to one a week and am a very happy user of this free, top quality service. The customer support is absolutely superb, they have always got back to me immediately and sorted any issues. I cannot emphasise enough how brilliant uLIBRARY is, I am always telling my friends about it, I cannot believe that people still pay for audio books which you can just get free on uLIBRARY! It is a million times easier to use than Libby or Dropbox. Give it a go, I would be lost without it.. it is easy to use, accessible, free, an excellent way to get free top quality audio books on your phone or iPad.”
– KerryLow, Apple App Store review

Have been with uLIBRARY since I saw it through my local library, always an avid reader from an early age, now at 85 years young, eyes get tired so opted for the talking books, which are so good in my opinion and so easy to use. Have had a couple of problems but they were sorted out straight away,. Would like to thank all at uLIBRARY for help and for the talking books.
– Doreen, Google Play™ Store review

Great audiobook app
This app is easy to use. You can download and listen to multiple books, search titles and authors. It also suggests titles and keeps a history of books. Free audiobooks. What’s not to like?
– KEW avid reader, Apple App Store review

Fantastic app. for audio books. Great choice of books with seriously good readers.
– Debbie, Google Play™ Store review


Try it for yourself.

If you’d like to request a trial of the full version of uLibrary, including eAudiobooks, eBooks and the uLibrary Book Clubs, you can do so here.

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