Digital Collections

Several of these services will require you to know your library barcode number and password/PIN number. Need help? Stop in to one of our branches or give us a call during open hours, and we’d be glad to assist you.

Please note: while most services on this page are available to all Plum Creek library card holders, Hoopla and Kanopy are available to Lyon County residents only. If you live in Lyon County but are unable to access Hoopla or Kanopy, please contact your local library. Ebooks Minnesota is available to everyone in Minnesota.

The links below will take you directly to the collection. To learn more about how to use these collections, please visit our Digital Library Apps page.

  • eBooks Minnesota

    digital books for all ages
    (app available - MackinVIA)

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  • OverDrive

    digital books and audiobooks
    (app available - Libby or Overdrive)

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  • hoopla

    digital books, audiobooks, comics, music, movies, and television shows
    app available (hoopla)

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  • Kanopy

    streaming video: classics, award-winning, educational, and obscure
    app available (kanopy)

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  • Project Gutenberg

    collection of over 50,000 free ebooks available to download or read online.

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  • eLibrary MN

    access to multiple databases of health, history, science, art, consumer information, and current events for a variety of ages

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  • Creativebug

    hundreds of how-to videos & patterns for a variety of art and crafting projects

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  • BookFlix

    book videos from Scholastic, designed for PreK through 3rd graders

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  • Watch & Learn

    educational videos from Scholastic, designed for PreK through 3rd graders

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  • ScienceFlix

    science videos from Scholastic, designed for grades 4-9 and accessible to a wide age range

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  • Teachables

    educator-created and expert-vetted teaching materials, including worksheets and activity guides

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  • TrueFlix

    interactive supplemental materials for social studies and science curriculum

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  • FreedomFlix

    interactive supplemental materials for social studies curriculum history, civics, & economics

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  • Auto Repair Source

    large database of repair and maintenance guides for vehicles. Enter your library card # to access.

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  • Consumer Reports

    expert reviews on consumer goods, including appliances, vehicles, and electronics. Enter your library card # to access.

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  • Legal Information Reference Center

    books & guides to a variety of legal topics. Enter your library card # to access.

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  • Minnesota Digital Library

    access to multiple educational, historical, and cultural digital projects of Minnesota

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  • Digital Public Library of America

    portal to digital public library collections across the US, containing historical and cultural images, articles, documents, and more

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  • Public Health

    curated listings of free, professional health information on a variety of topics

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  • Driving Tests

    Minnesota-specific driver's license exam practice and tests

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    access to Ancestry's resource database. Available on computers in the Marshall library building only.

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  • Digital Library Apps

    explore library collections that have apps for your phone or tablet

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