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The E-library

In the E-library, e-books, audiobooks and digital magazines are available in one app.

The E-library will contain e-books and audiobooks in Finnish, Swedish and English, and also Finnish magazines. Some materials are also available in other languages by July.

Changes to Anders-libraries’ existing e-resources

Magazines:

ePress remote magazines (also Keskipohjanmaa and ÖT) are available until May 31, 2024.

There will be no changes to the use of ePress newspapers read in libraries.

There will be no changes to the use of PressReader.

E-books and audiobooks:

Ellibs will be in use until June 20, 2024. No new material has been acquired since January.

Biblio will be in use until May 31, 2024.

Movie services:

There will be no changes to the use of the Cineast movie service.

Music:

There will be no changes to the use of Naxos Music Library.

Useful information about the E-library

The E-library is so far only available by downloading the app on your phone or tablet.

Using the E-library app for the first time requires strong authentication. After that, the app does not require a separate login. The customer’s right to use the E-library depends on whether their municipality of residence has joined the E-library. If your municipality of residence according to the Finnish Population Information System has not joined the E-library, you cannot use the E-library services. All Anders municipalities have joined the E-library.

More information is available at kansalliskirjasto.fi/en/e-library

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The Kokkola libraries offer our users a range of electronic materials through different services.

Most of these services have remote access. To access e-services from home you need a library card and a PIN code. If you want to access online magazines that are only available at the library, you can use the library computers and devices, or connect your own mobile device to the library Wi-Fi.

  • E-books are electronic books that can be read in a browser or with an app for your mobile device. Electronic audio books are audio books that can be listened to in a browser or downloaded to your mobile device and listened to offline with an app.

    Ellibs

    Fiction and non-fiction for all ages, some titles available in English. The Ellibs web site has instructions on how to install the required app onto your device. For iOS and Android users, we recommend Ellibs own mobile app.

    Ellibs logo: e-kirjat täältä, låna e-böcker här.

    Biblio

    Fiction and non-fiction for all ages, some titles available in English. For iOS and Android users, we recommend the Biblio app.

    Tyttö kuuntelee äänikirjaa puhelimella kuulokkeet päässään.

  • ePress – local and regional newspapers in Finnish and Swedish (only available in the library)

    Through the ePress service, you can read Keskipohjanmaa, Helsingin Sanomat and dozens of other Finnish newspapers without logging in. The service is only available at the library, either on the library computers or by connecting your own device to the library wifi. Only a limited amount of users can access the server at the same time.

    https://anders.epress.fi/

     

     

     

     

    eMagz – Finnish magazines

    The eMagz service contains 20 Finnish magazines. Read through a web browser at anders.emagz.fi.

    You can access eMagz from home by logging in with your library card number and PIN code. Log in is also required at the library. Click the magazine of your choosing to open it. Only a limited amount of users can read the same magazine at the same time. If your magazine is currently at its limit, you can queue until it is available for reading.

    https://anders.emagz.fi/

    PressReader – international newspapers and magazines

    PressReader offers a large selection of international magazines and newspapers. Do you as an expat want to read your national newspaper or favourite magazine? It has never been easier! PressReader features thousands of titles to choose from, e.g. Hufvudstadsbladet, Svenska Dagbladet, Aftonbladet, The Independent, The Guardian, Vogue, Daily Mail, Forbes, Variety and OK!.

    Works in browser or as a mobile app. You only need your library card number and PIN code to log in. PressReader is only available with library cards from Kokkola, Kannus and Toholampi.

    Read in browser

    Open the PressReader site, click Sign in and select the Library or group option. Then search for Kokkola, Kannus, Toholampi Libraries in the Select library menu. Log in using your library card number and PIN code.

    Wait until a PressReader HotSpot window appears. You can start browsing publications by clicking Select publication. Browse by country, language, theme or type of publication in the sidebar menu. If you already have a title in mind, simply type it into the search bar at the top right of the screen. To see all available titles, click Publications at the centre top of the screen. Start reading by clicking the front page of the magazine or newspaper of your choice.

    PressReader app

    Download PressReader for free through the app store on your device. If you already have the app, check that it is the latest version.

    Click Sign in in the bottom left corner. Select the option Libraries & Groups or the library card icon. Choose Kokkola, Kannus, Toholampi Libraries in the Select library menu. Log in with your library card number and PIN code. Wait until a PressReader HotSpot window appears.

    You can now browse and read magazines and newspapers, as well as download publications to read without internet access. During the download you need to be connected to a HotSpot. If the coffee cup symbol is not green, change the settings to start HotSpotting.

    You can also visit the libraries in Kokkola to download publications for later reading. By connecting to the Kokkola libraries WI-FI network, you do not need to log in to the app, it will automatically show all publications through the library HotSpot.

    What to do if the app won’t let you log in with a library card:

    Go to PressReader.com through your browser and log in with your library card number and PIN code. Go to your pages (i.e. click on your name) and select Manage account. Fill in your contact information by adding your email address and password. Start the app and log in using your email address and password.

    Pressreader app

  • Naxos music library -teksti sinisillä kirjaimilla valkoisella pohjalla.

    Naxos Music Library – classical music on-demand streaming

    Naxos Music Library  offers an unrivalled breadth of classical music recordings for on-demand streaming, featuring millions of tracks on major and independent labels, including latest releases added weekly.  Alongside the recordings are supplementary materials such as biographies, liner notes, curated playlists  and a plethora of educational resources.

    Log in with your Kokkola city library card number. Type the number and click the login button. When you’re done, be sure to log out of the service, so the next user can log in. A total of three users can be logged in to the service at the same time.

    You can also use the Naxos services on mobile apps. More detailed system requirements are displayed on the login page. Naxos music library jazz -palvelun logo

    Naxos Music Library Jazz – jazz music on-demand streaming

    Naxos Music Library Jazz  offers jazz recordings from different eras. Alongside the recordings are supplementary materials such as biographies and playlists.

    Log in with your Kokkola city library card number. Type the number and click the login button. When you’re done, be sure to log out of the service, so the next user can log in. Only one user can be logged in to the service.

    You can also use the Naxos services on mobile apps.

  • Cineast – movies

    With a valid library card, patrons can instantly stream movies via Cineasterna.se by using a computer, tablet or mobile device.

    Chose your library at www.cineast.fi. Then pick a film and enter your library card number and PIN and then press the play-button. Enjoy the movie. Each film is available for 48 hours.

    Each week, you can watch/borrow two films per week.

  • MOT Kielipalvelu® (only available in the library)

    MOT Sanakirjat® contains a comprehensive selection of general language and specialist dictionaries.

    You have also access to quick and data secure machine translations, and always useful proofreading.