GRRL provides access to a E-books from several sources:

Great River Digital Library with Overdrive

GRRL residents* with a valid library card can download eBooks and eAudiobooks to a variety of devices and computers.

* Residents of Benton, Morrison, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd and Wright Counties are eligible for this service with a valid GRRL Library Card. All charges on a library card account must be paid before accessing the service. Credit card payment options are available.


Animated talking picture books that can be read or listened to from any computer at home or at the library.

Ebooks Minnesota

Online ebook collection for all Minnesotans featuring content from our state's independent publishers, including some of our best literature and nonfiction.

ELM: The Electronic Library for Minnesota (www.elm4you.org)

The Electronic Library for Minnesota gives Minnesota residents access to a variety of online information resources, including eBooks.

Click the link above or type the address into your browser*
Click the Content Type tab
Select eBooks from the drop-down menu
Click Go
Click the E-book Collection link and start exploring!

*If you are using ELM from home, you will be asked for your GRRL library barcode and PIN number.


If you are a reciprocal borrower at GRRL you will not be able to access E-books & Downloadable Audiobooks because of contract limitations with OverDrive. A number of Minnesota Library systems do offer eBook and/or eAudiobook services to their residents.

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