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Downloadable Content

E-Books at Wichita Public Library

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

Getting Help

Need help getting started? Find customized help for your device at Wichita E-Reads. Wichita Public Library frequently offers e-book and e-reader classes. Check the calendar for upcoming sessions. Can't make a class? Call to schedule a one-on-one technology help session with the Book a Librarian program.

Monthly Newsletter

Sign up for a free monthly newsletter from the Library, delivered straight to your email (or via RSS), featuring only downloadable e-books.

Downloadable Audio

OneClickdigital audiobooks

The Kansas State Library provides audiobooks through OneClickdigital. To access the system, you will need to obtain a Kansas Library Card from any Wichita Public Library location. Find more information about how to use the service at the State Library's Digital Book eLending page.

Other Sources for Downloadable Content

E-Books

  • FeedBooks is a digital library for both public domain and original books. Browsing-friendly.
  • Manybooks.net is a digital library that takes e-books from Project Gutenberg, the Internet Archive, and other free sources and converts them to file formats suitable for e-readers. Browsing-friendly.
  • Project Gutenberg is a volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works and to encourage the creation and distribution of e-books.
  • Google Books has compiled nearly 3 million public domain books; books are also available for purchase, making this a very large catalog.
  • The Internet Archive's Digital Books Collection contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children's books, historical texts and academic books.
  • The Online Books Page at the University of Pennsylvania, is a portal connecting to more than 1 million free books on the Web, in many formats.
  • The HathiTrust Digital Library is a partnership of research institutions and libraries to digitize, archive and share appropriate content digitally.
  • Open Library is part of the Internet Archive and features scans of digitized books from participating libraries.
  • Baen Free Library provides some of its science fiction and fantasy titles free in digital formats.
  • Digital Book Index is a clearing house of links to publishers, universities and private sites. Most texts are free, but some require a fee.
  • Looking for cooperative lending sites to swap Kindle e-books? Try Book Lending, Lendle or eBook Fling.
  • The Kansas State Library has contracted with multiple e-book systems to form its Digital Book eLending service.

Audiobooks

  • Unite for Literacy has children's picture books with audio available in multiple languages.
  • Books Should Be Free makes public domain audio books available for browsing.
  • LibriVox volunteers record books in the public domain and release the free audio files.

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Last update: 10/9/2014
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