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eBooks, eAudiobooks & eMagazines


Borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines from the MELSA: Twin Cities Metro eLibrary to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. Have your library card barcode handy and download the app to get started.

Our special thanks to the Helen Lawson Library Fund of the St. Croix Valley Foundation for providing charitable donations for the purchase of eBooks and eAudiobooks.


Get started:

    1. Install the Libby app from your device’s app store.
    2. Open the app and search Washington County Library, then select MELSA and add your library card info.
    3. Browse and check out your eBook.
    4. Read your eBook with Libby or send it to your Kindle.

More Libby support

Suggested Libby eAudiobooks

Suggested Libby eBooks

Recent Reads with a Minnesota Connection

Other eBook Services


Online eBooks that introduce children to a love of reading and learning by pairing classic video storybooks and related nonfiction titles in English and Spanish. 

Ebooks Minnesota

Minnesota’s digital library contains over 10,000 books and features local and independent publishers. There’s no waiting for titles, and all books in the collection are always available to anyone in Minnesota. You can read using your web browser or using the app.

MN Writes Reads

Local authors (indie, self-published, aspiring, and mainstream) can create eBooks and share them with readers across the state and country using these free tools. Anyone in Minnesota can create, share, and read the MN Writes MN Reads content.

More Book Lists

Need more suggestions? Check out our other book lists.