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Your library card=free access to digital and electronic resources

14 digit barcode=all the numbers on the back of your card

8 digit barcode=see example diagram to the right

If you don't have a library card, stop in and get one today. It is free!

 8 digit barcode 


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 Library staff is happy to help you learn how to use your new device, or teach you new tricks on your old one. We would love to help you get started with any of the following digital resources that the library provides to you for free!


Mango is an online language learning program. With 57 foreign languages, 17 English as a Second Language courses, and 4 religious/ scholarly languages, start learning a new language today. Foreign language learning movies are now available.

Access: Online or App, Android, KindleFire, Nook

Log in: Via SCPL's website, 14 digits (may create an account to save progress)


LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and skills, licensing exam preparation, college and graduate school admissions exam prep, HSED (GED) prep, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages.

Access: Online

Log in: Via SCPL's website, then create an account.

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Arbordale (Sylvan Dell)

Arbordale is a collection of children’s books with science or math connections.  All of the books include pictures, audio, and quizzes. In addition, teacher resources and activities are available that correlate with each book.

Access: Online or iPad

Log in: Call us for the site code!



TumbleBooks Library is a collection of animated, talking picture books, read-alongs, Tumble TV, puzzles and games for children.  Teacher resources are available. TumbleBooks Junior includes ebooks for juniors, read-alongs, graphic novels, videos, and audiobooks.

Access: Online (via computer or tablet)

Log in: Via SCPL's websiste

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Freegal is a collection of music. Why pay for music when you could download it for free through the library? Each patron may download 3 songs every week and they are yours to keep!  They never need to be returned.

Access: Online with Mac/PC, android, apple

Manual transfer: CDs, MP3 player

Log in: 8 digits

3M Cloud Library


3M is a library of e-books that the Sioux Center Public Library has purchased. The books may be checked out for 2 weeks and return automatically after that time. With shorter hold lists than Wilbor and a user-friendly interface, 3M provides a pleasurable reading experience. Instructions for KindleFire.

Access: Mac, PC, android, Apple, KindleFire, Nook

Log in: 8 digits (first time only)



Wilbor offers ebooks & audiobooks. WILBOR books are available for rural Sioux County and Sioux Center library patrons. There is a limit of 3 books at a time.  The books return after 2 weeks. Download the Overdrive app today!

Access: Mac, PC, android, Apple, KindleFire, Nook

Manual transfer: MP3 players, older Kindles

Log in: Via SCPL's website, 14 digits



OneClick Digital is a collection of audiobooks that you can download and listen to for 2 weeks (renewable). OneClick Digital offers shorter waiting lists than Wilbor. New bestsellers are added quarterly. Now includes a limited selection of ebooks.

Access: PC, Mac, android, Apple, KindleFire, Nook

Manual transfer: Mp3 players, older Kindles

Log in: 14 digits, then create an account



Zinio is a collection of over 50 different magazines that you can download and read for free through the Sioux Center Public Library. There is no limit to how many magazines you may download and you do not have to return them. You’ll never have to wait for a magazine!

Access: PC, Mac, Apple, Android, KindleFire, Nook, Blackberry, Win 8

Log in: 14 digits, then create an account

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Encyclopedia Britannica

Encyclopedia Britannica allows you access to a full encyclopedia. Now you can read all the articles from your house. In addition there are videos that you can watch, download, and use in school presentations.

Access: Online

Log in: Via SCPL's website, 14 digits





EbscoHost is a database and research tool. It has articles, full text magazines, newspapers, and reference tools. There are 9 databases including auto repair, home improvement, small business, Searchasaurus (for kids), and a student research center for grades 6-12.


NoveList Plus

Novelist Plus is a tool within Ebsco.  Looking for your next great  book? Novelist is an online readers' resource that helps you uncover your next great read. Find author or title read-alikes for both fiction and nonfiction books!

Access: Online

Log in: Call us for the username and password!


GCF Learn Free

Offers free online tutorials, lessons, videos, and classes on essential skills from Microsoft office and email to reading, math, and more. Want to learn how to use a tablet or Skype? Take the online tutorial. Essential skills such as resume writing, job applications, interviewing skills, and money basics are all available for free!


Review Roundup of eReader Devices

Nook? Nook Color? Kindle? Kindle Fire? Sony PRS-T1? How do you decide which ebook device is the best one for you? We're gathering a collection of review sites & articles that compare several popular devices side by side.



An excellent resource for free, public domain audiobooks. Listen to children's stories, poetry, books of the Bible, classics such as Little Women, A Christmas Carol, War of the Worlds, The Count of Monte Cristo, and much more! Audiobooks are available as podcasts or as downloaded mp3 files.

Project Gutenberg


Project Gutenberg

The premier source for public domain classics, Project Gutenberg offers over 40,000 free ebook titles to download for Kindle, Nook, Android devices, iPad/iPhone, or to your computer.


Centsless Books

Centsless Books

Centsless books updates its list of free books every hour. You can read the free Kindle books on your desktop, laptop, smart phone, tablet, or web browser.


Open Library

More than a million free ebooks!


Internet Archive

A collection of historical and academic books, out-of-print books, and books in different languages and formats.



A great source for textbooks and business books. No registration required.



Find a free ebooks by title, author, genre, or language. These books work with most e-readers including iPads, Nooks, and Kindles.