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Accessing via the app | eLibrary | Birmingham City Council

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Housing payments online and our online rent account will not be available from 8pm Friday 15 January to midday Monday 18 January. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause Coronavirus (COVID-19) National lockdown: Stay at Home

Accessing via the app

You need to register online with the library or have a valid Library membership. If you have outstanding books, fines or charges on your account this will restrict your access to the eLibrary until they have been cleared. If your card has expired or there is a query with your account then please email enquiries@libraryofbirmingham.com.


We ask that you live in the West Midlands County i.e.Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull and Walsall. Please email enquiries@libraryofbirmingham.com with your library card number and we will set up your account for you.


You create your account by visiting the RBdigital website.

  • Select the “Register” link in the upper-right-hand corner of the screen.
  • Enter a username without any spaces (i.e. user123).
  • Passwords must be at least four characters long and can contain both numbers and letters. Passwords are case sensitive. Usernames are not.
  • You will need your Library membership number.
  • Only one email address may be used for one account.
  • If you experience any issues with your card number, then please email enquiries@libraryofbirmingham.com please include your card number.
  • Technical issues are handled by RB Digital using the help option online or within the RBdigital App.