Digital Book eLending

The State Library of Kansas works with Kansas libraries to provide digital library books for all residents, which includes downloadable audiobooks and eBooks. Most require a Kansas Library eCard for use.

First Time User?

Please see our new user page for brief notes, or the Instructions & Devices page if you want to know which services work with your device.

Recently Added in cloudLibrary

eBooks (books read on screen)

cloudLibrary_App_Icon_50x50 Opens in new windowcloudLibrary (previously 3M) - bestsellers, larger publishers. Instructions

enkiEnki Library - great variety, includes self-published. Instructions 

Freading icon Freading - no holds, large collection. Instructions 

Comics Plus Full Signup buttonComics Plus - unlimited comics, graphic novels, and manga 

NOTE: In order to use Comics Plus, you must first create an account by logging into www.kslc.org and clicking the Sign Up Here button

eAudiobooks (books listened to)

cloudLibrarycloudLibrary (the collection was previously on RBdigital) contains fiction & popular nonfiction for all ages. Instructions.

Looking for multi-use audiobooks?

Youth Materials (no adult content)

BookFlix Opens in new windowBookFlix - storybooks with a nonfiction eBook. Instructions 

estax-icon Opens in new windowBritannica E-STAX - nonfiction eBooks (PreK-grade 9), unlimited access. Instructions 

tumblebooksTumbleBooks - read-along,
games, chapter books & more. (PreK-grade 6) Instructions

TumbleBooks en Espanol - libros de cuentos, jugoes y rompecabezas, libros biligües, y mas. (PreK-6th grado)

Comics Plus Full Signup buttonComics Plus - unlimited comics, graphic novels, and manga.
(Select State Library of Kansas KS- Children's Library)

NOTE: In order to us Comics Plus, you must first create an account by logging into www.kslc.org and clicking the green Sign Up Here button. When registering you can select "Children's Library" which will only allow access to materials for ages 5-14.

Can't find the book you want?

 Request we add it to the collection.

Lending Limits and Periods

Service Loan period Renewals Holds Early Return Max # of checkouts
cloudLibrary 21 days Yes, if no holds Yes Yes 10 at a time
ComicsPlus 7 days
No - but can immediately re-checkout
No (all titles always available)
n/a  
Enki Library 21 days No Yes Yes 10 at a time
Freading 14 days No - but can immediately re-checkout
No (all titles always available) n/a 5 per week (unused checkouts roll over for 4 weeks)
Britannica E-STAX Always available; no restrictions on school use        
Scholastic BookFlix Always available; no curriculum use by or within schools