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E-Library Help

Books and Audiobooks

Ellibs Library
https://www.ellibslibrary.com/en/kirkes

  • Borrow e-books and audiobooks in the browser https://www.ellibslibrary.com/en/kirkes or in the mobile app. The Ellibs app is available on Google Play, App Store or Huawei App Gallery.
  • Log in with your library card and PIN. If prompted, select Kirkes as your library system.
  • You can stream books instantly through your browser or load them onto your device. A network connection is required for downloading.
  • If an e-book you wish to borrow is on loan, you can put a hold on the book. When the book becomes available, it will be automatically checked out to you and you will get a notification by e-mail.
  • You can select a loan period of either 2 days or 14 days. E-books are automatically returned at the end of the loan period, so there are no late fees. You have an option to return your loans anytime.
  • You can have max 5 loans and 10 holds at any time.
  • In settings you can, for example, change the font size, adjust background color, or audio speed

Additional instructions https://www.ellibslibrary.com/en/instructions.


Biblio
https://kerava.bibliolibrary.fi/

  • Download the Biblio app onto your mobile device (available on Google Play or App Store).
  • Log in with your library card and PIN. When using the app for the first time, select Keravan kaupunginkirjasto as your library.
  • You can also use the service in a browser at https://kerava.bibliolibrary.fi. (Browsing and searching for books works better in the browser than in the app.)
  • You have two options for reading or listening to books: stream or download onto your device. A network connection is required for downloading.
  • You can borrow up to five e-books or audio books in one month.
  • In settings you can, for example, change the font size, adjust brightness, search options, or audio speed.

Additional instructions https://kerava.bibliolibrary.fi/Info/Faq.

Magazines

ePress and eMagz
https://www.epress.fi
https://kirkes.emagz.fi/

Read e-newspapers and e-magazines online.

  • ePress offers online versions of Finnish local and provincial newspapers. Only available on the library network.
  • eMagz offers online versions of popular Finnish magazines. Log in with your library card and PIN, wherever you are.

This is limited to a number of users at a time. If your magazine or newspaper is not available, try again later.

Movies

Viddla
https://www.viddla.fi/

  • Stream Finnish and foreign movies for both children and adults on your own device.
  • Log in with your library card and PIN.
  • You can borrow up to four movies a month, or until the monthly budget set by the Kirkes libraries has been used up.
  • One movie can have an unlimited number of viewers at a time.
  • The loan period is 48 hours. Your loan will be returned automatically.
  • Age limits have been taken into account – a child’s card can not be used to borrow movies meant for adult viewing.
  • For private viewing only.

Additional instructions https://www.viddla.fi/info.

Music

Naxos Music Library
https://jarvenpaa.naxosmusiclibrary.com

  • A music streaming platform with a comprehensive collection of classical music, jazz, world music and classic rock. Also includes other materials such as sheet music, opera librettos, album art, biographies, vocabularies, and music-related courses.
  • Log in with your library card.
  • Up to four simultaneous Kirkes users.
  • Mobile app also available (Google Play or App Store).
  • Please log out when you are done.

Naxos Music Library Jazz
https://jarvenpaa.naxosmusiclibrary.com/jazz

  • Jazz music from different eras, from both major and smaller labels.
  • Log in with your library card.
  • One Kirkes user at a time.
  • Mobile app also available (Google Play or App Store).
  • Please log out when you are done.

Naxos Library World
https://jarvenpaa.naxosmusiclibrary.com/World/

  • World music from over 150 countries. Offers a wide range of world music, from legendary historical musical performances to contemporary world music.
  • Log in with your library card.
  • One Kirkes user at a time.
  • Mobile app also available (Google Play or App Store).
  • Please log out when you are done.

Naxos Video Library
https://jarvenpaa.naxosvideolibrary.com/

  • A streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries.
  • Log in with your library card.
  • Up to four simultaneous Kirkes users.
  • Please log out when you are done.

Additional instructions https://www.naxosmusiclibrary.com/faqs.asp.


Rockway
https://kirjastot.rockway.fi/

Rockway, an online music education service, offers instructional videos in Finnish for musicians and singers free of charge.

  • Log in with your library card and PIN.
  • When logging in for the first time, please provide your contact details.
  • The loan period for the courses is two weeks. If the course you are interested in is on loan, you can join the queue. You will get an email notification once your turn begins.
  • See all loans and holds under “Omat kurssit”.
  • You can exit the queue or return the course before the due date.