Windows Computer & Tablet

Windows Tablets that have full Windows 8.1 or 10- such as the Surface Pro - are able to use the software below.  If your tablet does not have full Windows, please see the Windows Phone & RT page instead.

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

Services available:
 What is it?
Versions compatible?
cloudLibrary
eBooks - mostly fiction, some popular nonfiction. Bigger publishers & bestsellers.  Browse, checkout, and reading are all done inside the app. Notes on transferring to an eReader included on this page.
7, 8, 10
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. Notes on transferring to an eReader included. 
7, 8, 10 with Adobe Digital Editions
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. Notes on transferring to an eReader included.
7, 8, 10 with Adobe Digital Editions
Britannica E-STAX
Kids' nonfiction eBooks - no specific checkout, use as many books as you would like. Read in your browser or install the software to be able to use the books offline.
Browser: all
Software: Vista, 7, 8, 10.
BookFlix
Digital storybooks -  No checkout, use as many books as you like. Books are viewed in browser so no apps or downloads of files.
 All

Windows XP or Vista


Windows XP is no longer receiving Microsoft updates, and is no longer compatible with some software.  Notes below on how to use some systems. 
  • Do not use Internet Explorer.  Please realize that to make any of the below notes or the kids' materials above work, you need either the Mozilla Firefox or Chrome browser. Internet Explorer on Windows XP has not been updated for a very long time and can no longer access many websites properly. 
  • Freading & Enki eBooks - 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.
  • cloudLibrary eBooks - has a Read Online option that will work.

Contact Us

  1. audiobooks@ks.gov

    800-432-3919