Books & More

Digital Library

Check out eBooks, audiobooks, music, and more using one of the library’s digital providers. Use your library card number and password to log in to each service.
*note: The Kansas State Library resources require a state card. If you need one, please stop by the library’s circulation desk.

Personalized Reading List

Fill out a short survey and get 12-14 titles recommended just for you by a librarian at MPL. Available for adults, teens, and children.

Quick Picks for Kids

We will use our knowledge of the library’s children’s collection to match up the perfect books for your family. We’ll ask you a few questions and place up to 15 books on hold for you. Just call us at (785) 776 – 4741 ext. 400 between 10am and 4pm Monday through Friday.

E-mail Book Lists

Subscribe to get email lists of the best books at Manhattan Public Library. Click any title within the email to reserve your copy. Try NY Times Bestsellers, Kids’ Books, Romance, or any of the 26 choices.

Novelist Plus

Find books that are just your style with reading recommendations, reviews, articles, and genre lists for adults, teens, and children.