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Digital Library Services

Use the free digital library services to download eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers, eComics and Graphic Novels using a tablet, smartphone, PC or Mac.

eComics and Graphic Novels

 

From 1 April 2019 the ComicsPlus service will no longer be available to Leicestershire Library members. Discover thousands of free eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers by exploring our digital library services.

Read thousands of digital comics, graphic novels and manga titles free from Leicestershire Libraries. Titles include Transformers, Star Trek, Ghostbusters, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Angry Birds and Adventure Time.

  • No checkout limit – borrow as many titles as you like.
  • Each checkout is for 7 days – renew titles to read titles for longer.
  • Access comics whenever you want them – no holds or waiting.
  • No overdue charges – titles are returned automatically at the end of the 7 day loan period.
 

Content: Parental Guidance

We do not censor any material or restrict access by age to the titles in this collection. However, we do provide three separate collections, aimed at children, teenagers and adults, to assist parents and carers using ComicsPlus with their child. Please note: To help with keeping young people safe online, each collection requires its own login account – you will be prompted to create a new account if accessing the children’s and teen collections for the first time.

Each title has an age rating provided by the publisher (as guidance only) and the app has parental controls to restrict content by age rating.

Parents and carers should be aware of the age ratings when viewing, or allowing children to view ComicsPlus content to ensure that the titles are suitable for their child. Please be aware that titles for older readers may contain violence, offensive language and sexual content.

Free online safety information about helping children and young people stay safe online is available from Get Safe Online, a government supported organisation.

How to use ComicsPlus

Each ComicsPlus age range collection requires its own login account, created using your Leicestershire Libraries card number and PIN:

ComicsPlus on a smartphone or tablet

Use the free ComicsPlus Library Edition app to browse, download and read titles at any time from any location.

ComicsPlus titles can be read offline without an internet connection for the duration of the 7 day loan period.

    Install the free ComicsPlus Library Edition app for Apple (iPhone and iPad)
    Install the free ComicsPlus Library Edition app for Android

    When asked to login, enter 'Leicestershire' in the 'choose your library' search box and select from the following:

    • Leicestershire Library Services for the full collection
    • Leicestershire Children's Comics for the children's collection
    • Leicestershire Teen's Comics for the teenage collection

    ComicsPlus on a PC or Mac:

    • Visit the desired ComicsPlus website and log in with the right RBdigital account for that collection.
    • Browse and checkout titles to borrow them. Once a title has been checked out it, it can be read online in your web browser for 7 days.

    Please note it is not possible to download titles from the ComicsPlus website to read offline.

    ComicsPlus children’s collection website

    ComicsPlus teen collection website

    ComicsPlus adult collection website

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