explore our digital collections
Our library is proud to offer digital collections in the form of e-books, e-audiobooks, streaming music, television shows, and films, and newspaper access to The New York Times.
If you need assistance using any of our digital collections, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the library at (734) 428-8045 for help.
Download Destination is a catalog (in collaboration with other TNL libraries) of ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from OverDrive Digital Media.
Download Destination can be accessed either through a web browser or the Libby, by Overdrive app (see below).To set up an account, you'll need your library card and a PIN. Visit tln.lib.overdrive.com to get started if you’re using a web browser. Need extra help? Check out the Getting Started guide for great step-by-step instructions.
BONUS! Your Manchester library card also gives you access to the additional library collectives listed below. After you set up your MDL account, look for the Partner Libraries dropdown menu at the top of the page and add as many as you want for even more titles and availability!
Attention: the legacy OverDrive app is no longer available. Users looking for a mobile app can use Libby, by OverDrive. All users can access the collection using a web browser at tln.lib.overdrive.com.
LIBBY, BY OVERDRIVE
Libby, by OverDrive is the easiest way to access our Download Destination catalog on mobile devices. Use Libby to manage your account, browse and check out materials, place holds, listen to audiobooks, read ebooks, or send ebooks to your e-reader.
Simply download the Libby app onto your phone or tablet, select Download Destination as your library, and use your library card and PIN to log in. You can also access Libby, by OverDrive with a web browser at libbyapp.com/library/tln. Getting Started with Libby is a good online resource if you hit any snags.
Once your account is set up, you can also use Libby to add the bonus library collections listed above!
HOOPLA DIGITAL MEDIA
hoopla Digital, a service of Midwest Tape, offers a catalog of ebooks, audiobooks, video, and music for checkout to MDL patrons.
All titles in the hoopla catalog are available for no-wait borrowing; however, there is a monthly loan limit of 20 titles. Hoopla is compatible with most computers and mobile devices and can also be used with some smart TVs for applicable materials.
Visit hoopladigital.com or download the hoopla app on your iOS or Android device to get started. Create an account with your email address and a password, then enter your library card and PIN when prompted. Check out the hoopla FAQ for troubleshooting guides and more.
Find movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos on Kanopy.
Patrons have a monthly loan limit of 8 titles. These ad-free films and series can be enjoyed on your TV, mobile phone, tablet and online. Kanopy Kids and Great Courses checkouts do not count toward your monthly title limit. Visit manchesterlibrary.kanopy.com to get started. Check out their Support page for troubleshooting assistance.
the new york times
We provide digital access to The New York Times through our library.
This access provides you with basic digital access to the current day's news content including newsletters, if desired. NYT Games and NYT Cooking are included.
Patrons will enter their library card number and PIN, then be prompted to either create an account (email address and password) or to log in to an existing account. Please view our Accessing NYT Online webpage for help getting started.
A cooperative effort between Library of Michigan and the presses of University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Wayne State University has launched a unique collection of regional eBooks available to all residents of Michigan. The ReadMichigan.org statewide eBook collection initially consists of 300 eBooks published by local university presses about Michigan and the Great Lakes region.
The homegrown collection includes winners of the prestigious Michigan Notable Books award as well as other important books published by Michigan presses and authors. Residents and visitors to the state of Michigan can access these eBooks (with no wait lists or holds) via geolocation at any time at www.ReadMichigan.org.
Consumer Reports works to create a fair and just marketplace for all. As a mission-driven, independent, nonprofit member organization, CR empowers and informs consumers, incentivizes corporations to act responsibly, and helps policymakers prioritize the rights and interests of consumers in order to shape a truly consumer-driven marketplace.
The 2023 Buying Guide, now a digital-only edition, is available in the CR Digital Archive.
Click this link for access: https://www.consumerreports.org
User: email@example.com, Password: 2022crlib
Beginning June 1, 2023, Manchester District Library will offer access to the only personalized, adaptive language-learning experience that provides the tools and guidance you need to expand your language skills wherever and however you learn best.
Users will need their Manchester District Library ID number, found on your library card.
Get started at https://connect.mangolanguages.com/manchesterlibrary/start
K-8. Fiction and nonfiction books you can read online - for school and for fun. Search for what you want. Picture books, homework topics, languages learning.
General interest. Full text. Over 20,000 eBooks available on all topics. Michigan residents or Michigan library access only.
General interest. Full text. Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.