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EBooks Minnesota

An online eBook collection for readers of all ages featuring content from independent Minnesota publishers and including some of Minnesota's best literature and nonfiction.

Access provided by Minitex with funding from a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant to the Minnesota Department of Education.

Category: Books and authors, Downloads, eBooks

Freegal

Stream and download songs or download music videos from hundreds of musical genres and thousands of labels including Sony Music Entertainment. Files downloaded are yours to keep and transfer. Limit of 8 hours of streaming per day.

Getting started? Find the "Need Help?" link at the top right once you are in Freegal.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: Downloads, Music

Indie Minnesota

Self-published eBooks from Minnesota authors.

Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues.

Category: Books and authors, Downloads, eBooks

MNspin

Albums from Minnesota musicians curated by local experts. Full songs and albums are available to stream and download.

Subscription purchased with funding from the Friends of the Hennepin County Library.

Category: Arts and culture, Downloads, Music

OverDrive Digital Library

The transition to the new MELSA: Twin Cities Metro eLibrary site has been completed. Learn more about the new site.

Downloadable eBooks and audiobooks, streaming videos, and eMagazines for all ages. You can use the OverDrive Libby app to access your items on a mobile device.  

Getting started? Find the help link at the top right once you are in OverDrive.

Purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes. Additional funding from the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues.

Category: Books and authors, Downloads, eBooks

RBdigital Magazines

RBdigital magazines are no longer available.

Please note:

  • eMagazines are available on a new OverDrive site
  • You can access eMagazines you previously borrowed from RBdigital by downloading the free ZINIO app or going to zinio.com (be sure to register a new ZINIO account using the same email address used with RBdigital).

Learn more about the transition from RBdigital to OverDrive.

Category: Books and authors, Downloads