Sora eBook App


Students now have access to over 2,000 eBooks and audiobooks using the Sora app or website.

Students can borrow up to 5 books for 14 days, at which point books can be renewed or automatically go back into the shared catalogue.

To access these free eBooks follow these instructions.

  1. Visit the Sora App website or download the Sora app from your App Store
  2. Click 'Find My School'
  3. Click 'My School Isn’t Listed' then type in the school postcode: CM23 2NQ – as you type you will see our school name come up
  4. Click 'This is My School' and choose 'St Mary’s Catholic School' from the list
  5. Type in your full school email address  
  6. Use the password: OverDrive 
  7. Browse the collection by using the Explore button or search toolbar. To borrow a book, simply click on a title and select Borrow. If a book is in use, you will have the option to Place Hold and be added to a waiting list.
  8. To renew or return a book, use the Shelf button and select Options.
  9. Whilst reading a book, use Reading Settings to increase font size, change font (including a dyslexic friendly font) or add contrasting text colours to make online reading easier.

If you require further help, please email Mrs Frino

In addition to the books available through Sora, all public libraries offer free access to a wide range of eBooks and audiobooks through their online facilities: For those living in Hertfordshire and Essex visit Borrow Box. Those who live in the London boroughs should visit Libby

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