Download eBooks and audiobooks from the comfort of your home.


Search the MnLINK Gateway and place requests to have books, CDs, DVDs, articles, and more delivered to your local library-or access electronic books and journals online.

ELM (eLibrary Minnesota)

Search the eLibrary Minnesota to find online articles and electronic books on a vast array of topics-try this first instead of Google, Yahoo, or MSN for trusted information resources.


Enjoy a wide selection of ebooks, eaudiobooks, comics, music, movies, and TV shows. Available for Lyon County patrons only.


Stream video including classic, award-winning, and educational films. Available for Lyon County patrons only.

Ebooks Minnesota

Ebooks Minnesota, a free online ebook collection spearheaded by Minnesota's libraries, is open to Minnesota readers. The collection is accessible online at and via free apps from iTunes, Google Play, and Kindle.


Creativebug is your go-to resource for high-quality, on-trend arts and crafts instructional videos. You'll enjoy award-winning HD instructional videos on drawing, painting, sewing, knitting, crochet, quilting, baking and more.

Use your library barcode number to create a user account.

MN Writes MN Reads

For writers interested in easy-to-use, free resources for publishing and sharing e-books, and for readers interested in discovering books by local writers, your Minnesota libraries bring you MN Writes MN Reads.

Ask MN

Get real-time answers from a librarian 24/7 at AskMN.


Auto Repair Source

Auto Repair Source provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.


Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports provides trusted information for making the smart choice with thorough product comparisons with Consumer Reports' (CR) comprehensive archive of expert, unbiased product reviews.


Legal Information Reference Center

Legal Information Reference Center is an online database designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds.


NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus offers recommendations for titles, authors, and series, as well as audiobooks.

Minnesota Digital Library (MDL)

Search the Minnesota Digital Library to find photos, documents, and maps related to Minnesota history.

Project Gutenberg

Access more than 60,000 free ebooks in the public domain.

Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired.


Minnesota State Law Library

Minnesota State Law Library promotes access to justice by providing useful, timely, and responsive library services and legal information to the judiciary, legal community and the public.


Click here to find your local library's website to log into the Scholastic sites. You will need your library card number to log in.

If you are unable to find your home library's Scholastic links, click here.


BookFlix Animated, talking storybooks for grades PreK-3. It pairs a fiction and nonfiction book by theme. Also games and other activities. Build your early literacy skills here!


More than 70 multimedia units of study, FreedomFlix offers students a behind-the-scenes look at the people, places, and events that shaped our world.


ScienceFlix® is transforming the way students access science topics, acquire scientific knowledge, and build an abiding interest in science, technology, and engineering.


An Online Hub of 30,000 Ready-to-Use
Printable Learning Resources for Every Subject: Pre-K - 6


TrueFlix® Offers hundreds of units for social studies and science core curricula  that can be used in the library, the classroom, on mobile devices, or at home.


Watch and Learn Library More than 200 educational videos with real-world footage. For grades Pre-K to 3. In English and Spanish. Builds knowledge and expands vocabulary.