The Digital library is British Council Malawi’s latest high-quality offering featuring a wide range of excellent and diverse content to Malawians of 18 years old and above. Whether you are a student, in early career, an established professional, a business executive, an entrepreneur, a teacher or a government officer, there is something of value for you.

Access our digital library from your office, your school, your home or on the go. As a member of the British Council Digital library, you will have world class resources at the tip of your fingers, from online study resources to popular eBooks and audiobooks, and award winning movies and documentaries.

And that’s not all: digital membership gives you access to magazines and newspapers, comics and graphics novels from around the world, learning resources to develop your skills and access to exclusive content from our partners in the UK.

Members of our Digital Library have full access to all the following learning and entertainment resources. 

Magazines and newspapers

We have over 3,000 newspapers and 4,000 magazines from across the globe, with publications for fans of current affairs, technology, business and finance and magazines for kids.

eBooks and audiobooks

Read or listen to thousands of books, from fiction to plays, non-fiction and self-development.  

Movies and documentaries

Watch 7,000 high-quality shorts, features, documentaries, classic TV shows and webseries and experience the thrill of live performance brought directly to your home and watch full-length musical concerts on-demand.

Comics and graphic novels

Read more than 147 comics titles including Spider Man, Avengers, and X-Men, Transformers, G.I. Joe Star Trek, and Ghostbusters on your mobile phone, pc, tablets and laptops.

Hoonuit video-based software training

How-to training on hundreds of common software applications and devices, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Docs, and iPad.

The above movies, Ebook and audiobook, comics and software training videos can be accessed in 'RB Digital'. 

Academic books

Ebook Central offers authoritative information and eBooks from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas along with powerful research tools.

Digital Theatre+

Diverse and acclaimed theatre productions from some of the finest theatre talent around.

Step 1: Membership Fee Payment

Step 1: Make a payment of your level according the structres below. 

Academics: MK6,000/ Year

You must be 18 years and above, In primary or Secondary School (Studying ‘O and ‘A Levels or Maneb)

Doing distance learning 

Local students from local universities, private colleges and tertiary institutions

Young Professionals: MK20,000/Year

•Professional bodies like Institutes of Marketing. accountancy. journalists.

Practising Professionals & Business Premium: MK40,000/ Year

•36+(Entertainment &Leisure group) 

•Business leaders & managers 

•Captains of industry 


•PHD students 

•Business consultants 

•Mid-career managers 


•Think Tanks 

•Government advisors 

•Company strategists 

•Businesspeople and students 





Make Bank Transfer to:

British Council Malawi, Standard Bank, account number 9100001576213 ,  City Center Branch,  Lilongwe

Please clearly highlight the reason for payment as “British Council Digital Library for [Your Full Name]”, for example, “British Council Digital Library for John Banda”

Quote your full name for the deposit.

Step 2: Authenticate your payment

Step 2: Email us your proof of payment to and copy .

Please include your name, surname, contact details and date of birth in the email.

Step 3: Activate your account

Step 3: After receipt of your payment, an activation email will be sent to your email address within 48 hours

‘’ Digital Library membership is for 12 months from the day of activation. We encourage you to renew your membership before expiry in order to continue enjoying these exceptional resources.”

Before making your payment, please read the privacy section of our website, , or contact our local British Council office . We will keep your information in line with our retention policies from the time of collection.