macOS High Sierra

Delete books from your Mac

When you delete a book or PDF it’s no longer stored on your Mac.

Open iBooks for me

  • Select the book, then press Delete.

If you’re using iCloud for iBooks and you delete a PDF or book that you imported, it’s deleted from all of your devices.

Books you purchased from the iBooks Store are still in iCloud, even if you remove them from your Mac. They appear in your library with an iCloud status icon . You can download purchased books again from the iBooks Store, or simply double-click a book in your library that has an iCloud status icon. (You must be connected to the Internet.)

You can’t delete books you purchased in the iBooks Store from iCloud, but you can hide them (