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E-books & E-audiobooks

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Wichita E-Reads

Wichita Public Library offers e-books and e-audiobooks from OverDrive. Head to Wichita E-Reads to browse the collection, check out an e-book or e-audiobook for your mobile device, and start reading today!​

Need help getting started? Find customized help for your device at Wichita E-Reads or give us a call.

Checkout Limits

You may have up to 5 e-books or e-audiobooks – or up to 5 in any combination – checked out at one time. You may have up to 10 active hold requests on digital titles. E-books and e-audiobooks may be checked out for up to 21 days and may be renewed if no other customers have placed them on hold.

Get the App

Take your Wichita Public Library e-books and e-audiobooks on the go with the free Libby, by OverDrive app, available on Android, Apple, and Windows devices.

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Other E-books and E-audiobooks

Project Gutenberg is a free online repository of e-books with a focus on titles whose copyright has expired. Project Gutenberg contains more than 60,000 titles.

The State Library of Kansas provides e-books through the following services:

The State Library provides e-audiobooks through RBdigital.

To access the State Library's e-book and e-audiobook systems, you will need to obtain a Kansas Library eCard. Find more information about how to use these services at the State Library's Digital Book eLending page.

Even More E-book and E-audiobook Options

Due to COVID-19, Tumbleweed Press has provided access to the following databases through August 31:

Kid and Teen-specific E-books and E-audiobooks

The following provide free electronic books specifically for kids and teens:

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