Digital Content

The following Internet-based services can be accessed from computers, tablets, and smartphones.

These are available only to library cardholders who live within the Parchment Community Library district.  

Please note:  Reciprocal Borrower cards, and cards with more than $50 in unreturned and overdue materials, will not be able to access our digital library.

Hoopla 

Free digital books, audiobooks, comic books, movies, TV shows, and music for all ages.  

  • No waiting lists!  All titles are always available.

  • 10 borrows per patron per month.

  • Get the free app!  Search your app store for "Hoopla" or "Hoopla Digital."

  • Digital content can be downloaded to a mobile device for later viewing offline.

  • URL: hoopladigital.com

  • This service is available to district residents only.  Reciprocal cardholders should check to see if your home library offers Hoopla.

OverDrive 

Free digital books and audiobooks for all ages.  

  • 7 borrows per patron per month.

  • Get the free app!  Search your app store for "Libby" or "Libby OverDrive."

  • Digital content can be downloaded to a mobile device for later viewing offline.

  • URL: https://smdl.overdrive.com/

  • This service is available to district residents only.  Reciprocal cardholders should check to see if your home library offers OverDrive.

PressReader Digital Magazines & Newspapers

Free digital magazines and magazines.  

  • Unlimited borrows. All titles are always available.

  • Get the free app!  Search your app store for "PressReader."

  • Digital content can be downloaded to a mobile device for later viewing offline.

  • URL: https://www.pressreader.com/

How to Create a PressReader Account (Video)

How to Access PressReader (Video)

How to Search for a Magazine in PressReader (Video)

How to Translate an Article in PressReader (Video)

Michigan eLibrary (MeL) 

A 24/7 online library for Michigan residents.

  • MeL Databases.  Full-text articles, free test prep, car repair manuals, and much more.

  • MeLcat interlibrary loan.  Order materials from other libraries.  View a video to familiarize yourself with MelCat.

  • MeL Michigana. Photographs, diaries, oral histories, local records and historical Michigan data.

  • MeL Gateways. Specialized resource collections for health, business, kids, teens, teachers and more.

  • URL: www.mel.org