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Free Electronic Resources



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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Tumble Books

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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TexShare Databases

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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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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Transparent Language

Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language.  Combining robust courses, supplemental vocabulary, and grammar resources, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system. With over 110 languages to choose from, including English for speakers of over 30 languages, there is something for every learner. Best of all, with mobile apps for iOS and Android devices, learners can enjoy the freedom to learn at home, in the library, or on the go.


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Craft & Hobby

Unlock your creative potential with the largest resource of video-on-demand learning in the craft and hobby space.  Learn at your own pace with step-by-step tutorials and in-depth online instructional videos and classes that span more than 20 different creative categories.  Discover a world of online classes, tutorials, and imaginative projects with over 4,000+ hours of content!


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