Electronic Materials

E-books and other electronic media, digital literacy how-tos, and more!

All these materials below are available to you with your Fairbanks North Star Borough Public Libraries Card.  Don’t have one?  Stop by any of our libraries so that you can take advantage of all this free media available online, anytime with internet connection.

Also, with more information, literature, and other media going electronic and online, the Library is here to help you access these resources and as well help you become more confident in this increasingly digital world.  Whether you need help downloading an ebook to your device, obtaining an email address, or general research help, we invite you to Book a Librarian so that we can provide the in-depth assistance to help you help yourself!

Contact Digital Literacy

Book a librarian.  Call 907-459-1020 for more information or use the form to request an appointment.

Alaska Digital Library (ListenAlaska+Plus)

Overdrive logo

OverDrive Help
Device Resource Center
Download Adobe Digital Editions software for your computer to transfer e-books to a Nook or other EPUB-compatible e-reader.



Hoopla is an online streaming service offering ebooks, feature films, documentaries, music albums and audiobooks. Library patrons may use their web browser or mobile device to use hoopla. The content is always available without waitlists.



Help Files
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

ebsco ebooksA mostly nonfiction eBook collection.

Gale Virtual Reference Center

Gale Virtual Reference Library logoElectronic reference books on virtually any subject- includes many travel guides.

Gale Reference Help
List of Titles

TumbleBooks Library

TumbleBooksEverything 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.


Natalie Forshaw, MLS
Digital Literacy Librarian
(907) 459-1045

Fairbanks North Star Borough Libraries
Noel Wien Public Library
1215 Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701

NOEL WIEN PUBLIC LIBRARY: 1215 Cowles St, Fairbanks, AK 99701. (907) 459-1020. library@fnsblibrary.us
Monday-Thursday: 10AM-9PM. Friday: 10AM-6PM. Saturday: 10AM-5PM. Sunday: 1PM-5PM.
[Closed on Sundays from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.]

NORTH POLE BRANCH LIBRARY: 656 NPHS Boulevard, North Pole, AK 99705. (907) 488-6101. northpole@fnsblibrary.us
Tuesday-Wednesday: 11AM-9PM. Thursday-Friday: 11AM-6:00PM. Saturday: 11AM-5PM. [Closed on Sundays & Mondays.]

BOOKMOBILE, HOMEBOUND, & OUTREACH SERVICES: (907) 459-1031. bookmobile@fnsblibrary.us