Free E-Book Sources

There are many digital resources that are available  using your State Library card 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!   To apply for a State Library Card contact your local library to receive one.  The State Library of Kansas works with Kansas libraries to provide digital resources for all residents.  Listed below favorite sites.

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If you forget your Kansas Library Card Number you can have it emailed to you:

What’s my number?

I have a Kindle/Ipad. Can I get free e-books?
Yes!  Ask any librarian for a Kansas Library Card.  This is different from your library card with us.

  • Login at
  • Find the section called “Digital Books Access.”  Here you can find information on free digital ebooks and audiobooks.
  • Click on the link under Digital Books Access that says “Digital Books eLending Services.”
  • Select one of the ebook or audiobook services and follow the instructions to download any software or apps to start reading on your device. Each device is different, so find the instructions that match yours.


Now you can read magazines digitally using your smart device!  


  • Download Flipster app for your smart device.  You can download this from Google Play or the Apple App Store on your smart device.
  • Open your browser and go to
  • Login with your library card from Doniphan Library District 1.
  • Click on Access Flipster. Login. Select item. Download. While viewing your item, go to options and click on “Open In App”.  It will download to be available while you are offline and will be available for 2 days to 2 weeks, depending on the magazine.


Links to System Sites:


Anything you check out on this site will be available to use in your software / app the next time you open it.

freading Link opens the Library eCard page.  Sign in, then click the Freading access link.

enkiLog in on the site download books into your software/app.

Link opens the Library eCard page.  Sign in, then click the E-STAX access link.  Non-fiction ebooks for Pre-K to Grade School


Recommended Free eBook Sites: 

unite for literacy  Unite For Literacy – Kids picture books with audio available in multiple languages.

project-gutenbergProject Gutenberg – Over 42,000 free ebooks in the public domain. Download books to your mobile device or read online.  Great place to find classics.

oneclickOne Click Digital Audiobooks – Log in on the site, check out a book, then open your software/app to use it. Remember, login is the username/password you created during registration, not your card number.

tumblebooksTumble Books Library – Animated talking picture books.  No login, no software required.  Use directly online.

BookFlix Book Flix – Link opens the Library eCard page.  Sign in, then click the BookFlix access link.  Animated talking picture books paired with a non-fiction book.  No software required, use directly online.


Still can’t get it? Come in to your local branch and ask a librarian for help.


Information by Kansas State Library Card website.
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