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eReading & Listening

The library subscribes to many online book services that are free for patrons to use:

  • AudioBookCloud is "an online collection of full-length audiobooks which you can listen to from any computer with an internet connection." Browse through categories & pick the book you want to listen to." AudioBookCloud includes children's books as well as adult books in English and Spanish. No library card required.
  • BiblioBoard and Library Journal have teamed up to bring you the best in indie fiction. Choose from Romance, Mystery, Thriller, & Horror, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, and General Fiction.
  • BookFlix BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs interactive, fictional video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks. A Keene Public Library card is required for access.
  • Dear Reader Online Book Clubs  Each day, you are emailed a 5-minute portion of a book. During the week, you can read 2-3 chapters and then decide if you want to check the book out of the library. Every Monday starts a new book. Sign up and start reading! No library card required.
  • Ebsco eBooks is primarily a collection of fiction and nonfiction books. This video shows how to search for ebooks and read them online.
  • Flipster Digital Magazines include magazines, coloring books, and graphic novels for children and parents as well as French and Spanish readers. Magazines can be read online or downloaded to Android™ phones and tablets, Apple® phones and tablets, and Kindle Fire tablets for offline reading anytime, anywhere. Download the Flipster app at your favorite app store. Find libraries near you that offer Flipster, then explore, download, and read magazines any time on your device. For more information, check out the system requirements and the FAQ.
  • New Hampshire Downloadable Books Use your KPL card to check out downloadable audiobooks and also eBooks for Kindles, Nooks, iPads, PCs, Macs, and other reading devices. Browse hundreds of bestselling titles and download them to your device for your enjoyment anywhere, anytime. Available 24/7. Get help with NH Downloadables.
  • RomanceBookCloudA massive collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd! RomanceBookCloud includes contemporary, historical, time-travel, inspirational, YA, or paranormal romances. No library card required.
  • Safari Books Online includes technology ebooks on a variety of topics, including digital photography, website design, Windows 8, software development, photo editing, and more. All the books in the Safari collection are listed in our catalog, so you may find them when searching there!
  • TeenBookCloud is an easy-to-use online collection of streaming ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audiobooks! No library card required.
  • TumbleBooks is an online collection for children of animated, talking picture books, including books to learn French, Spanish, and other languages, plus puzzles and games. You can access the collection from your home or a library computer. No library card required.
  • TumbleMath - This is a comprehensive collection of math picture books with narration and animation. Lesson plans and quizzes accompany texts. Read the parent's guide to bringing TumbleMath home! No library card required.

More digital books! No library card required.

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