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Free Electronic Resources

Freading

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Freading is an online service that allows Krum Public Library cardholders to download eBooks to their favorite devices for a two week loan period. To start reading with Freading you will need your library card number, pin number, an email address, and the password you will create. Once you have created a log-in, use your email address and password to sign in and start reading! Click here to print or view detailed instructions.

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SimplyE

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SimplyE is the reading app that gives you access to a nationwide e-book and digital audiobook library lending program. It's easy to browse, borrow, and read any e-book or listen to any digital audiobook in our library's collection on your mobile device. SimplyE is easy to learn, navigate and use. It contains thousands of books, and utilizes assistive technology to make it accessible for everyone. Download the app for your device at the links below, find Krum Public Library, and enter your library card ID and PIN to use SimplyE today! 

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Tumble Books

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TumbleBooks is an online reading opportunity for kids. It includes animated story books, chapter books, language based books, non-fiction titles, videos, graphic novels, and much more! No matter what your child enjoys, TumbleBooks has you covered. Your Krum Public Library card gives you access to this resource for FREE!

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NTLC App

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Now you can access the North Texas Library Consortium on the go!

With the NTLC Catalog you can:

  • Search the consortium catalog for a wide range of items

  • Renew items, or check on the due date of items you've checked out

  • Place items on hold to be sent to your home library for pickup

  • Keep tabs on any fines or fees on your account

  • Use your device as a library card

To use this app, you must have a library card from an NTLC member library and know your password. If you signed up for your card at the Krum Public Library, your password was originally set to the last four digits of your card number.

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TexShare Databases

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TexShare databases are made available to you through the TexShare Program administered by the Texas State Library. These resources are licensed for use only through your public library. If you have a Krum Public Library card, please see one of our librarians to receive a TexShare log-in.

 

TexShare has resources in the following categories:

  • Academic Research: ​Academic Search Complete, EBSCO HOST, Credo

  • Career and Education: ​Job and Career Accelerator, Learning Express Library, Vocational and Career Collection

  • Health: Consumer Health Complete, Medline

  • Skills and Hobbies: Computer Source, Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center, Home Improvement Reference Center, Small Engine Repair

  • eBooks: EBSCO E-books, Newspaper Source Plus, Teaching Books​

  • Law: Legal forms, Legal Information Reference Center

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