Providing Content Around The Globe

Why Use Us?

Browns Books is the UK’s Leading Library and Educational Book Supplier and are chosen as the preferred supplier by hundreds of Schools, Colleges, Multi Academy Trusts, and Universities with over 5000 customers globally.

Full Library Servicing

Selection Support

Seasonal Promotions

Worldwide Shipping

Print and Digital

Curated Collections

Print Book Supply

We provide access to the UK’s largest stock holding of print books and Multimedia items with over 20 million volumes available for same-day dispatch. We ensure we trade with not only with the large publishers and distributors but all independent publishers and specialist content creators, ensuring we source the largest amount of content for our customers and deliver our commitment to making our literature and products cover the most comprehensive and diverse range.

Accelerated Reader

Browns Books are proud to offer a wide range of Renaissance Accelerated Reader titles spanning various genres and reading levels, our collection caters to the diverse interests and reading abilities of students. We also highlight newly quizzed titles in our What Kids are Reading Reoprts, ensuring our customers are always up to date.


Browns Books can offer all international customers a bespoke delivery service designed to meet your specific needs. We can deliver books worldwide, by air or sea freight. We will also manage any COO or other required shipping documentation. Browns makes all shipments to the IncoTerms 2020 standards.

The VLeBooks platform is owned, developed, hosted, and maintained by Browns Books. Content available for the VLeBooks platform covers all sectors from Early Years to Higher Education and Textbooks through to fiction. With over 2.1 million titles to choose from (and approximately 2,000 added each month) we are confident that customers can find titles they need. We even offer a range of eBook licences - from single through to unlimited user, as well as credit models.


There are a range of accessibility options available to users which make searching and navigating the platform easier. This feature enables users to set their own preferences for the platform, ensuring every book is suitable for everyone.


Authentication to VLeBooks can be set up very quickly by contacting our Customer Care team. We have a number of ways to authenticate your account, such as Open Athens, Moodle and more. You just choose your preferred option. 

Demand Driven Acquisitions (DDA)

Access to DDA is available to authorised users via the VLeBooks Administration area. Customers are able to set up multiple profiles should they wish, and profiles can be created by adding lists, creating subject profiles or title by titles. 

ePub Reader

Browns Books add content in both PDF and EPUB format. More EPUB content is being made available and the VLeBooks EPUB reader offers a market leading reader experience, providing the option to translate all books into over 100 languages. 


How can I find out the prices to deliver to my country?

Due to the fluctuation in shipping costs, you can obtain a shipping quote by contacting our customer care department.

How can I find out about latest promotions and offers?

You can find out about all our latest promotions and offers in a multiple of ways. All our promotions will be published on our website, you can also be notified about these by subscribing to our mailing list or following our social media.

Can I get discount for my institution?

All institutions are eligible for a set discounted rate across there account. To find out your discount rate, please contact our customer care department to set up your account.

Can I easily find suggested content for my institution?

Our website will allow you to access all the latest content that may appeal to you. We showcase lists curated by a team of professionals to ensure you have access to all the latest and best content. You can also create your own lists, or even get our content professionals to do a stock selection for you.

Can I still get my order serviced as an international customer?

Yes, you can get full library servicing on any or all of your orders no matter where in the world you are. You can set your desired serving requirements to your account by contacting our customer services team.