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e-Books & e-Audiobooks & e-Magazines


Search and Checkout Cloud Library E-books

New!  To view a tutorial click here!

The CloudLibrary is available to you on your computer or mobile device!  For details on what devices work with CloudLibrary e-books, and how to download them, visit the Readers App page on the CloudLibrary website or go to https://ebook.yourcloudlibrary.com/library/RamseyCL/Featured

Borrowing and Renewal Policies:

  • Ramsey County Library card holders may check out 3M Cloud Library e-books.
  • A maximum of 15 e-books can be checked out at a time.
  • e-books are checked out for 21 days.
  • e-books may not be renewed, but can be checked out again if available when the checkout period ends.
  • If a title is checked out, a request for the title may be placed.  Request limit is 10 items.
  • e-books cannot be downloaded to the Library's publicly used computers.

MN Writes MN Reads

MN Write Reads

Indie, self-published, aspiring and mainstream authors can now create e-books and share them with readers across Minnesota using free tools provided by Ramsey County Library. 

MN Writes MN Reads

Ebooks Minnesota

READ LOCAL! Ebooks Minnesota is an online ebook collection for all Minnesotans. The collection covers a wide variety of subjects for readers of all ages, and features content from our state's independent publishers, including some of our best literature and nonfiction.

e-Magazines by RBdigital


Get the current issues of some of your favorite magazines – no waiting, no due dates.  You can read digital versions of Newsweek, National Geographic, Martha Stewart Living and many more popular titles.  Electronic magazines take the reading experience beyond the limits of paper through intuitive navigation, keyword article searching and interactive rich media elements such as audio and video.

RBdigital provides a quick and easy way for Library customers to read electronic magazines on any internet-enabled device. 

New!  To view a tutorial click here!

Borrowing and Renewal Policies:

  • Metro area public library cardholders registered with Ramsey County Library may check out RBdigital e-magazines.
  • There are no limits on the number of issues that can be checked out or the number of individuals who can have the same issue checked out simultaneously.
  • E-magazines stay in your Ramsey County Library RBdigital account until you delete them.
  • When you visit the library’s RBdigital site, only the current issue of each magazine is available.  Visit the site each week to check out every issue of a weekly magazine.
  • E-magazines can be viewed online on the Library's public internet computers.
  • E-magazines can be downloaded onto an internet-enabled device with a RBdigital app.

e-Audiobooks by RBdigital

Download e-Audiobooks


RBdigital ®is Ramsey County Library’s source for 3500+ downloadable audiobook titles.  Get started by creating a RBdigital ® account and going through the step-by-step online tutorial.   Make sure you have the latest version of the RBdigital ® Media Manager downloaded on your PC or Mac.  iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users can download the free RBdigital ® app.

New!  To view a tutorial click here!

RBdigital Customer Service Representatives are available to assist you from Monday thru Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm (Central).

Patron Support is available via phone: (877-77-AUDIO / 877-772-8346) 
Patron Support is available via email:  

Borrowing and Renewal Policies:

  • Metro area public library cardholders registered with Ramsey County Library may check out RBdigital e-audiobooks.
  • A maximum of 10 e-audiobooks can be checked out at a time.
  • e-audiobooks can be checked out for a maximum of 21 days.
  • e-audiobooks may be renewed one time for a period of 7 days, and can be checked out again if available when the checkout period ends.
  • Multi-access titles may be checked out to an unlimited number of simultaneous users.
  • Single-access titles may be checked out to one user at a time. If a single access title is checked out, a request for the title may be placed. Request limit is five items.
  • e-audiobooks cannot be downloaded to the Library's publicly used computers.