Digital Resources

Resources paid for by the Library for you to use for free with your library card

Montana Library2Go is an online service that offers access to nearly 30,000 downloadable digital e-Books and audiobooks for our customers.  Our Library is part of a consortium of many libraries across the state that pool our resources so our customers can have a huge variety to choose from.  You can use Montana Library2Go on your computer or access it with the Overdrive or Libby apps on your tablet or smart phone.  Find them in your app store.

Overdrive app

Flipster is an online service that offers access to the following magazines, including their back issues.  We are adding magazines to this list each year.  You can read these on your computer or download the Flipster app from your app store to be read on your tablet or smart phone:

  • Crochet World
  • Interweave Knits
  • Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting
  • McCall’s Quilting
  • McCall’s Quick Quilts
  • Willow & Sage
  • Flea Market Decor
  • Taste of Home
  • Pioneer Woman Magazine
  • Country Living
  • Audubon
  • Birds & Blooms
  • Astronomy
  • Men’s Health

Freegal music is an online service that offers access to over 15 million songs of every genre.  You get 5 song downloads per week to keep forever and 3 hours of ad-free streaming each day.  You can even create your own playlists!  Along with songs, there are also music videos and audiobooks.

You can access Freegal on your computer or download the Freegal app from your app store to listen on your tablet or smart phone.

We subscribe to Niche Academy, an online service with tutorials for many popular and library online services.  Looking for instructions for Flipster and Freegal?  How about how to set up a Gmail account?  Click on the logo to the left to explore what is available.  We also have technology help with Heather in the library, by phone and by email at nlcplibrarytechhelp@gmail.com.

The Library is trying out Rosetta Stone through May!  If you’d love to learn a foreign language during this time or just need to brush up, give it a try and let us know what you think so we can decide if we should purchase a subscription!  To get the login information click here:  https://forms.gle/1p75dB1jeYQchaEF7  then click on the image to the left to access the trial.

Tumble Book Library has given free access to their collection of children and juvenile books online.  This great website offers both educational and recreational materials, including graphic novels and videos.  Your kids can read or be read to, or even read along.  You might even find a few classics to read again.  Check out this great resource today by clicking on the logo to the left.

Ancestry.com in your library

The Library provides access to Ancestry.com from within the library for in-depth genealogical research.

Free Online Resources Open to All