Wichita Public Library offers e-books, e-audiobooks, and e-magazines from OverDrive. Use your web browser to visit the Wichita E-Reads website or download the Libby, by OverDrive app for Apple and Android devices. Browse the collection, check out a title, and start reading today!
Your Wichita Public Library card allows you to have 8 combined e-books and e-audiobooks checked out at once. You may also have 16 hold requests at a time. You can choose when you borrow an item to have it checked out for 7, 14, or 21 days. Your items may be renewed if no one else has requested them. You can also borrow an unlimited amount of e-magazines.
You can use the Libby app or LibbyApp.com to express interest in e-book and e-audiobook titles that are not in the Wichita Public Library's collection.
You can find customized help for OverDrive and Libby on the OverDrive website. You can also contact our staff to make a Book-A-Librarian appointment.
The State Library of Kansas provides digital materials to Kansas residents through the following services:
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.
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 following provide free electronic books specifically for kids and teens: