e-Book Resources

Welcome to SimplyE!

Ebooks From Your Library To You

SimplyE is the app that gives you access to a nationwide ebook and digital audiobook library lending program. It’s easy to browse, borrow, and read any ebook or listen to any digital audiobook in our library’s collection on your mobile device.

Download SimplyE at the Apple App Store or Google Play Store

  1. Download and open the SimplyE app.

  2. Find Tarkington Community Library

  3. Enter your library card ID and pin (phone number) to search, borrow, read, and listen.

For Tarkington School Students

New and popular Overdrive e-books can be checked out free of charge using your student number. Download the free Sora mobile app for your phone or device and search for Tarkington ISD. Once you add this library, you are ready to check out free e-books.

Project Gutenberg - over 53,000 free e-books in the public domain

Free e-Books & Audiobooks

Librivox - over 10,000 free audiobooks in the public domain, searchable by age level

Other Ways to Access

Free e-Books

Download free promotional books via the Amazon Kindle app on your phone or device. New freebies are available daily. Tip: Search the Amazon Kindle store for a particular genre or author, then sort results by price (lowest to highest) to find the free e-books.

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