Using BiblioBoard

BiblioBoard is a digital library platform hosting numerous ebook libraries. It’s the home of Ebooks Minnesota and MN Writes MN Reads Indie Minnesota, as well as a few other openly-available ebook collections. Ebooks Minnesota is a collection of ebooks from Minnesota-based publishers, including Flux, Lerner, Milkweed Press, and the University of Minnesota Press. It contains ebooks for all ages and across a variety of genres and study topics. MN Writes MN Reads Indie Minnesota is a curated collection of ebooks by independent and local Minnesota writers across the state.

You can use BiblioBoard and its libraries on your computer or on most Apple and Android smartphones and tablets, as well as newer Amazon Fire tablets. Books in the BiblioBoard library can be read via web browser on a computer and can be read or downloaded for offline reading via the mobile apps. You can read as many of these ebooks as you like for as long as you want; there is no checkout limit or checkout period.

Ebooks Minnesota and MN Writes MN Reads are available to anyone geographically located within Minnesota. To access these BiblioBoard libraries, you will need to allow your browser or device to share your location with the BiblioBoard website or app. You do not need your library card or library pin/password. If you are physically within Minnesota but cannot access Ebooks Minnesota or MN Writes MN Reads, try the suggestions at this link. To save your preferred libraries, you can create a BiblioBoard account. You do not need an email address to create a BiblioBoard account, but it is suggested.

 

  • BiblioBoard website

    Click here to visit Ebooks Minnesota and MN Writes MN Reads though the BiblioBoard website. You will need to allow the website to know your location to access those collections.

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  • Learn about Ebooks Minnesota

    EBooks Minnesota is a joint project of MINITEX and the MN Department of Education. You can learn more about the collection and how to use it here.

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  • Learn about MN Writes MN Reads

    MN Writes MN Reads is a project of MINITEX and the Council of Regional Public Library System Administrators. You can learn more about the collection, including how you could add your own writing to it, here.

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  • BiblioBoard for iOS

    Access the Apple App Store to download the BiblioBoard app for Apple devices.

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  • BiblioBoard for Android

    Access the Google Play Store to download the BiblioBoard app for Android devices.

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  • BiblioBoard for Fire OS

    Access the Amazon App Store to download the BiblioBoard app for newer Amazon Fire tablets.

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