eMaterials: eBooks

With several services to choose from, your library card can access thousands of titles from popular fiction, nonfiction, classics, and many, many other genres.  See below to learn more about our eBook services.

Digital Literacy

Christine Osciak, MLS
Digital Literacy Librarian
(907) 459-1107

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

Use the tutorial below to learn more about these services available to you with your library card.  Please have your library barcode number (whole number, no spaces), pin number, and valid email address ready.  Don’t know your library pin number?  Call the Circulation Desk for assistance at (907) 459-1020.

Ready to get started? Scroll down and learn more about our eMaterials and how to register for your account.


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RBdigital offers thousands of titles that can be streamed on your computer or taken on the go with the RBdigital app for your smart device. 

Click here to REGISTER for RBdigital
Click here to launch our RBdigital TUTORIAL

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Overdrive is offered through the Alaska Digital Library (ADL), a free service for Alaskan library card holders.  Browse thousands of titles, stream on your computer or take it on the go with the Overdrive App.

Click here to REGISTER for Overdrive
Click here to launch our Overdrive TUTORIAL

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Stream titles or take it on the go with the Hoopla app.  With Hoopla there is no wait, checkout and download instantly with your Fairbanks North Star Borough Public Libraries card.

Patrons may check out up to 5 items from hoopla per calendar month.

Click here to REGISTER for Hoopla
Click here to launch our Hoopla TUTORIAL

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Gale Virtual Reference Library logoGale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Reference and research titles on a variety of subjects.  Travel guides also available.

Click here to REGISTER for GVRL
Click here to launch our GVRL TUTORIAL

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fun resource for the youngest of readers Tumblebooks

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.

Click here to REGISTER for Tumblebooks
Click here to launch our Tumblebooks TUTORIAL

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Ebsco eBooks

Mostly nonfiction titles.
App is available to take titles on the go.

Click here for ACCESS to Ebsco eBooks

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NOEL WIEN PUBLIC LIBRARY: 1215 Cowles St, Fairbanks, AK 99701. (907) 459-1020. library@fnsblibrary.us
Monday-Wednesday: 10AM-9PM. Thursday - Friday: 10AM-6PM. Saturday: 10AM-5PM. Sunday: CLOSED.

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

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