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Subscription Options

BookBrowse offers some content for free, but full access is only for subscribers. To fit the varying needs of public libraries, BookBrowse offers two subscription options:


  • In-Library


    This option provides access to all of BookBrowse's resources within library buildings. BookBrowse recognizes the library's IP numbers so no login is required. This will be of particular use for librarians responsible for readers' advisory, collection development and book club organization; as well as patrons looking for their next great read.

    Pricing is based on a library's service population, e.g. for a library with a service population of 9,000 people, the annual rate is $175. Contact us.
  • Remote & In-Library Access


    This option provides unlimited in-library and remote access. Patrons who read to expand their horizons, and particularly book club members, will love having access to BookBrowse's easy-to-use resources to guide them to the books they'll love.

    No login is required within the library as BookBrowse recognizes the library's IP numbers. For remote access patrons, libraries have the choice of authenticating patrons themselves (e.g. EZ Proxy) or BookBrowse can handle the authentication (based on standard parameters of the library's card numbers).

    We recommend having BookBrowse authenticate your patrons because our unique login-free access system allows librarians to link direct to any page on BookBrowse, and for patrons to view some content immediately, without first logging in.

    Pricing is based on a library's service population, e.g. for a library with a service population of 9,000 people, the annual rate is $350. Contact us.

Individual Memberships

Subscriptions for one named subscriber are available at bookbrowse.com/join

Academic Libraries

BookBrowse's focus is on book for adults with coverage of some YA titles. We count many academic librarians as individual subscribers and some high schools and colleges find a subscription providing access for all students to be useful.

If you are interested in a subscription for your library, first join as an individual member. If you find us sufficiently relevant that you'd like to extend access to all your students, contact us for a quote and we'd be glad to refund your individual membership fee when setting up your library subscription. Equally, if you find your individual membership not of value, we offer a money-back guarantee at any time. Contact us.


Quotes and Free Trials


We look forward to telling you more about BookBrowse. Please do contact us if you have questions, would like a quote for your library, or if you'd like to set up a free trial or live demo.

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