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Join Listening Books to gain access to over 10,000 fantastic audiobooks to listen to at home or on the go. 

We have a wide range of titles to cover all interests, including chart-topping best sellers, non-fiction and books to help support you with your mental health and wellbeing.  We have murder mysteries, biographies, gripping sci-fi and everything else in between!

Our members can also listen to thousands of newspapers and magazines in addition to all the wonderful audiobooks on offer, and for no extra cost!

How much does it cost?

You can join Listening Books and start listening to audiobooks today for just £20 for our online membership, or £35 for our CD only membership. Accessing both services costs just £45 per year. 

Do you offer free membership?

Yes, we offer free memberships to those who would find the membership fee a barrier to joining, just indicate this on the form when you fill it in.  Alternatively, click here to read more about our sponsored membership scheme.

Membership Options

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Borrow books using the free Libby app provided by OverDrive or through your internet browser on our website

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Audiobooks on MP3 CD delivered straight to your door by Royal Mail.

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Borrow books on all formats.

The benefits of audiobooks go far beyond the convenience of being able to listen on the go, although they are very handy in that respect too! Audiobooks can make a real difference to many people’s lives, lifting the barrier between those with print impairments and their favourite books! 

We are more than an online book service, we offer many extras with your membership, including:

  • Dedicated customer service
  • Our book-themed podcast
  • Facebook book group
  • Our bi-annual member audio newsletter
  • Interviews with top authors and audiobook narrators
  • Prizes and competitions
  • Opportunity to join our members’ forum and contribute your suggestions
  • Access to thousands of online newspapers and magazines from all over the world

We are always here to help too, our team are more than happy to help work through any technical problems you have, or help you find your next great book!  If you have any questions about membership, or our catalogue, please do get in touch.