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Load up your smartphone or mobile device with books, music, magazines, audiobooks and apps from your local Fairbanks North Star Borough Public Libraries.



Hoopla is a digital media service available through your library that you can use to borrow a great selection of movies, television shows, educational/ instructional videos, documentaries, full music albums, and audiobooks using your browser (IE8+, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari), select smartphones and tablets (latter two require an app obtained from their app stores.) Each library card holder is entitled to 5 downloads a month.

Alaska Digital Library (ListenAlaska+Plus)

Listen Alaska Plus

TumbleBooks Library

Everything for the young reader: animated, talking picture books for beginners, chapter books with narration, ebooks to read online, and a section for puzzles and games.




eBooks from OneClickdigital may be be downloaded onto eReader devices running Adobe Digital Editions.
Please refer to the following list of ADE supported devices.

Note: OneClickdigital eBooks are not currently compatible with the Amazon Kindle. OneClickdigital eBooks are compatible with the Amazon Kindle Fire(HD) through the android app available in the Amazon App store.

Ebsco eBooks

A mostly nonfiction eBook collection.

Ebsco eBooks

Gale Virtual Reference Center

Electronic reference books on virtually any subject- includes many travel guides.

Gale Virtual Reference


Alaska Digital Library (ListenAlaska+Plus)

Listen Alaska Plus




Digital Edition Magazines:

Zinio for Libraries

Collection of popular magazines to view, download, and read using your FNSB Library card


Mobile Apps

Mobile Apps

EBSCOhost Mobile

Access research databases and articles using your Android device or iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch.- to activate this app, you need to first access one of the Ebsco Databases through the library webpage and request an authorization key.

Gale (Access My Library)

Access your library’s gale resources, databases, and articles using your mobile device

Pronunciator App

Pronunciator apps have the same functionality as the web-based version of Pronunciator. (Live Homework Help)

Live one-to-one help: Every day from 1:00pm to 12:00am Alaska Time. Help with homework, adult education, and career resources (interviews and resumes).

Other Resources:

Getting Started with Ebooks

From the State of Alaska, Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums.

Project Gutenberg

The first producer of free ebooks, is dedicated to the creation and distribution of eBooks.

Read an E-Book Week

Occurs every year (March 4-10) with thousands of free offerings by indie writers and promotional material from publishers. March is also “Read an E-book Month” with promotions throughout the month. Check out this website that provides a wealth of information to the public about e-books and the latest electronic reading devices.