Books and audiobooks
A large collection in different languages. You can loan up to four books a month if the monthly library budget allows it.
Books mostly in Finnish and Swedish.
Audiobooks in e.g., English and French. Classics from Austen to Shakespeare.
The eLibrary browses the collections of both Biblio and Ellibs.
Movies for all ages. You can loan up to four movies a month if the monthly library budget allows it.
Pressreader has over 7000 newspapers and magazines from over 100 countries in over 60 languages.
Chose "Library or group" and Blanka when you log in. Log in is not required on the library’s computers.
Listen and read whenever you want and wherever you want. The books, magazines, and music in Blanka’s e-library are always with you.
You only need a library card, a PIN code, and internet access. Log in with your library card number and PIN code.
The loans get returned automatically at the end of the loan period. You cannot get any overdue charges.
Free e-resources online
You can find a lot of materials free of charge online. Here you can find links to books and other materials, mostly classic and older literature. Please note that the content of this box varies depending on which language you are using the web library in. These materials are not included in the Blanka libraries’ collection, so you do not need your library card to access them.
Classical literature in several languages.
Digital Book Index
A wide range of books in English. Both fiction and non-fiction.
Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts
American and English literature as well as Western philosophy.
Directory of Open Access Books
Academic peer-reviewed books and texts ranging from art and economics to technology.
Links to millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.
Europeana Collections provides access to over 50 million digitised items – books, music, artworks and more.
International Children’s Digital Library
This site strives to provide children from all over the world with books in their first language.
Fiction, verses and references in English.