E-books

As a library user, you are also able to loan out e-books. To use this service you will need your library card and PIN number

Elibs e-books and audio books

Elibs has a wide selection of e-books and audio books and there is also an extensive range of e-books and audio books in English as well as other foreign languages.

Elib web site

Elibs e-books

E-books can be downloaded to your computer, tablet or smartphone.  Part of the range of e-books can also be read directly on-line i.e. when you are connected to the internet without the need for an additional program.

On the ’e-books’ pages under the title ’How it works’ you can find more information on how the service works.

Elibs audio books 

To listen to audio books you need to be connected to the internet.  On the ’e-books’ pages under the title ’How it works’ you can find more information on how the service works. 

Conditions

To use the service you will need to your Fredrikabiblioteken library card and PIN number.  The loan period is 28 days and it is possible to loan three books per week and more than one person can have the same book on loan at any one time.

Biblio App 

Within the app you can read e-books and listen to audio books whether you are either on- or off-line. Biblio works on both iOS and Android devices and can be found in either App Store or Google Play.  Biblio can be accessed in several languages such as Swedish, Finnish, English and Arabic.

When you open the app for the first time you need to choose and click on (Vasa City Library – Fredrikabiblioteken) from within the list and log in with your library card number and PIN number.

Ellibs e-books and audio books

You can loan Finnish language, Swedish language and English language e-books from the Finnish book service Ellibs.  Ellibs e-books can be downloaded to your computer, tablet or smartphone.  Many e-books can also be read directly online, i.e. if you are connected to the internet you don’t need to download any additional programs to your device.  However, you do need to be connected to the internet in order to listen Ellibs audio books.

Ellibs web site

Conditions

In order to loan you will need your library card and pin number from the Fredrikabiblioteken system.  The loaning period is either 7 or 28 days (you can decide which is best for you).  Each e-book can only be loaned once at any one time so books that are already loaned out can be reserved and you will recieve a notification when they are available.  You can loan up to 5 books at any one time as well as having  up to 7 books on reserve.

How does it work?

You can find all the information you need directly from the Ellibs web site.

Try the Ellibs app

The whole of Fredrikabibliotekens Ellibs collection can also be found via the app.

More info about the app

Log in using your library card number and pin.  The app can be found via both Android and iOS systems.  You can look at the whole collection via the app as well as loan, reserve and read e-books and listen to audio books all in one place.  You don´t need to be connected to the internet to read e-books and listen to the auido books that are in ’your bookshelf’.  However in order to loan and/or download items you do need to be connected to the internet.  Under ´My Settings´ you can determine if you want to get emails about reservations, recommendations and news.

Download the app from Google Play or the App Store.