Visit your Central Beds library from the comfort of your sofa


With all our libraries closed and with most people staying at home there has never been a better time to visit our Virtual Library at

All you need is your library card number and a pin number to access a wealth of great resources.

Not a member?

Don’t worry you can register or request a pin online.

Need something new to read?

Find a great selection of e-books and magazines on the RBDigital App. You will find something for all the family.  If you enjoy listening to a book check our two great audiobook libraries on the BorrowBox and RBDigital Apps. Keep up with what the papers are saying without leaving home with Pressreader.

Need to take a moment to relax?

Download or stream some relaxing tunes with Freegal, our free music service.

Struggling with home education?

Have a look at Encyclopaedia Britannica. It has a junior level for lower and middle school children or if you need something a bit more in depth, find millions of articles from over 1300 reference books with Credo reference.

Want to keep busy?

Now is a great time to start researching your family history as Ancestry library is currently free to access from home.

Remember all you need to access these great resources is your library card number and pin!

Check out our Virtual Library at today!