Standard eReaders - eInk

Black & white (eInk) ereaders must be transferred to from the computer, as they do not use apps like a tablet. Popular compatible ereaders include the Nook or Kobo. The only black & white ereader that is not compatible with these systems is the Kindle (like Paperwhite).  

Not sure which version of Windows or Mac your computer has?  See this page.

Services available:
 What is it?
Computer compatible?
Cloud Library
eBooks - mostly fiction, some popular nonfiction. Bigger publishers & bestsellers.  Browse, checkout, and transfer to ereader are all done inside the software.
Windows:Vista, 7, 8, 10
Mac: OSX 10.7 & newer
Enki Library
eBooks - wide variety of fiction & nonfiction which also includes independent publishers & self-published books. Set up the software, then use the website to checkout & download a book.  Uses free Adobe Digital Editions software.
Windows: 7, 8, 10
Mac: OSX 10.8 & newer
Freading
eBooks - wide variety of fiction & nonfiction, very large selection.  No holds. Set up the software, then use the website to checkout & download a book. Also uses Adobe Digital Editions.

Windows: 7, 8, 10
Mac: OSX 10.8 & newer

Windows or Mac Computer older than above? 

 
  • Freading & Enki - these use the Adobe Digital Editions software and an older version of ADE is still available for download.  Please install ADE 3 from this page then refer to the directions above.  All other instructions remain the same.
  • Need a different browser? The Internet Explorer (Windows) and Safari (Mac) browser on these older computers may not be able to use current websites properly.  If you find errors, please try either the Mozilla Firefox or Chrome browser. 


Contact Us

  1. audiobooks@ks.gov

    800-432-3919