Libby - App til e- og lydbøger

NEW - Electronic books and audiobooks at the Seafarers' Library

The electronic library is now open.

The Seafarers’ Library offers electronic books and audiobooks to all seafarers on board Danish flagged ships regardless of nationality.

You find the books in the app Libby. When you have installed the app, you will be able to download electronic books and audiobooks directly to your device (phone, tablet or computer) and read the books offline. You need to have access to the internet when downloading.


Here you can see how to get started using Libby. When you have downloaded the app, search for the library: The Seafarer's Library.

You need to create a user-ID to be able to download and read our books. Download and fill in the form or write us an email with the information below and return it to bibliotek@shw.dk.

  • Full name
  • User-ID (your personal e-mail address)
  • Password (your personal password)
  • Ship name (the ship that you are working on now)
  • Shipping company
  • And please make a note if you allow the library to send you information regarding questions and improvements of the library.


When your user-ID is created we will send you an e-mail. 

If you prefer to read our electronic books and audiobooks via another platform than Libby, we have a guide for using other e-book readers.                   

It is important for us that we offer the right books for you so please do not hesitate contact the library at bibliotek@shw.dk  if you have any comments or book suggestions.