Digital Library

Downloadables

Learn about all of the different options for downloading materials with your library card.

eBooks & Audiobooks | Magazines | Newspapers | Music | Videos | For Kids

eBooks and Audiobooks

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AudioBookCloud

Unlimited, streaming access to their entire catalog of audiobooks. No waiting periods, no holds, no software, no downloads.

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hoopla

Find more than 500,000 titles to stream or download directly to your device. Hoopla digital offers music albums, audiobooks, ebooks, graphic novels, movies, and TV shows. Each library cardholder can download five titles per month.

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Learn how (video tutorials)

Get the App on Google Play

Available on the App Store

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Sunflower eLibrary

Use your library card to access this custom collection of eBooks and audiobooks. Find Sunflower online or download the Libby App to use on your device.

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Get the Libby App on Google Play

Libby App available on the App Store

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Kansas State Library

Visit the Kansas State Library’s Digital Book eLending (formerly Kansas EZ Library) for a variety of eBook and Audiobooks! Services include OneClickdigital (audiobooks), Tumblebooks for Kids, 3M Cloud Library (eBooks), Freading (eBooks), Project Gutenberg (eBooks) and more.

Magazines

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Flipster Magazines

Read current issues of digital magazines online or download them to your device. Log in with your library card to find popular titles such as Better Homes and Gardens, O Magazine, Rolling Stone, and more.

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Get the App on Google Play

App available on the App Store

Newspapers

The Mercury

Text-only articles from the Manhattan Mercury, from 1997 to today. Accessible from home.

The Mercury

The local newspaper for Manhattan, Kansas.

New York Times

Read the New York Times newspaper online from outside the library. Follow the prompts to sign up for a free account.

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New York Times

In library use only. Read the New York Times newspaper.

Kansas City Star

Read full version of the Kansas City Star newspaper online via NewsBank

Topeka Capital Journal

Read the full version of the Topeka Capital Journal newspaper via Newsbank

Wichita Eagle

Read the full version of the Wichita Eagle newspaper via Newsbank

Hutchinson News

Search text only version of the Hutchinson News newspaper via Newsbank

Junction City Union

Search text only version of the Junction City Union newspaper via Newsbank

Salina Journal

Search text only version of the Salina Journal newspaper via Newsbank

USA Today

Search text only version of the USA Today newspaper via Newsbank

Music

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hoopla

Hundreds of thousands of complete albums are available on hoopla digital. You will even find same-day releases. Each library card holder may download five titles per month.

Learn how

Learn how (video tutorials)

Get the App on Google Play

Available on the App Store

Videos

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hoopla

Find more than 500,000 titles to stream or download directly to your device. Hoopla digital offers music albums, audiobooks, ebooks, graphic novels, movies, and TV shows. Each library cardholder can download five titles per month.

Learn how

Learn how (video tutorials)

Get the App on Google Play

Available on the App Store

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Sunflower eLibrary

Use your library card to access this custom collection of eBooks and audiobooks. Find Sunflower online or download the Libby App to use on your device.

View Tutorials

Get the Libby App on Google Play

Libby App available on the App Store

Kanopy

Award-winning video streaming service providing access to more than 30,000 independent and documentary films.

Get the Kanopy App on Google Play

Available on the Apple App Store

For Kids

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BookFLIX

This online resource pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with nonfiction from Children’s Press and other trusted Scholastic imprints. No software required, use directly online.

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hoopla

In the settings menu, simply select the Kids Mode to show only kid-appropriate content in the browse and search results.

Learn how

Learn how (video tutorials)

Get the App on Google Play

Available on the App Store

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Sunflower eLibrary

Use your library card to access this custom collection of eBooks and audiobooks. In the settings menu, select juvenile, young adult, general adult, mature content, or all audiences to customize the content available for checkout.

View Tutorials

Get the Libby App on Google Play

Libby App available on the App Store

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Tumblebooks

For young kids, Animated, talking picture books will help teach kids the joy of reading. Tumblebooks are created by adding animation, sound, and narration to existing picture books. Kids can read or have a book read to them online.

For kids in elementary, Tumblebooks includes videos and chapter books in categories which include: eBooks, read-alongs, graphic novels, videos, and audiobooks. Find more than 400 titles!

Suggested for young children through 6th grade.

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