Has the last year turned you into a homebody? Or just prefer to read e-books over standard books? No matter the reason, our local libraries have made checking out e-books easier than ever!
The Fargo Public Library and the West Fargo Public Library cardholders are able to peruse a variety of eBooks and eAudiobooks in OverDrive Library2Go using a web browser or the OverDrive app. Users have the ability to sign into the collection, search through the titles, and check out items.
The Kid’s Reading Room is available through OverDrive and is designed for kids 12 years old and younger. Kids can search through the books by reading level and according to interest. Another option for kids is TumbleBooks. This is an online collection of animated, talking picture books, games, and videos. TumbleBooks does require an active Internet connection and Adobe Flash Player.
Cardholders can also get eAudiobooks, eBooks, and magazines through RBdigital.
Downloads of comic books, movies, eAudiobooks, and music are accessible through the use of Hoopla. Cardholders must be residents of Fargo/West Fargo.
The Moorhead Public Library (a Lake Agassiz Regional Library) offers access to online resources for anyone with a library card or in that region by obtaining an Instant Digital Card here. This provides access to OverDrive. Cardholders can also access newspaper articles through ProQuest after entering their library card number. Ebooks Minnesota allows for book downloads within the State of Minnesota using Biblioboard.
The Moorhead Public Library gives kids the ability to connect to OverDrive Kids and Teens. This resource provides age-appropriate eBooks and AudioBooks for kids, teens, and tweens and an Instant Digital Card for OverDrive provides access to the Kids and Teens section as well.
OTHER ONLINE PROGRAMMING
Looking for other library fun online? All the libraries in Fargo are coming out with story times and other fun activities for you and the kiddos!
Fargo Public Library is offering free access to Ancestry for card holders! See their website for more information. They also have multiple books clubs, trivia sessions, and more virtual activities available. See their calendar for details!
Moorhead Public Library is allowing access to magazines and publications through their ProQuest Newsstand and MasterFile Premier. They are also offering some book clubs and storytimes virtually. Check their website calendar for details.
West Fargo Public Library also offers access to virtual craft activities, story times, book clubs, and more. Check their website for details.
So get online and get your read on, and let us know what you’re reading from the libraries in Fargo!