eBooks and More
cloudLibrary eBooks

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Over 220,000 eBooks (EPUB format) and eAudiobooks

  • eBooks and eAudiobooks check out for 3 weeks.
  • Available items from other libraries participating in the cloudLink sharing program will show up in the cloudLibrary catalog. Unavailable ones will not.
  • You can only place holds on items owned by McKinney Public Library.

eBook and eAudiobook Guidelines

  • You may check out 12 eBooks at a time.
  • eBooks may be checked out for 21 days.
  • eBook checkouts are shown along with physical checkouts in your account in the main library catalog.
  • Early return is available.
  • Renewal of materials is available. If there are no holds on a title, a Renew button will appear in your My Books tab 3 days prior to your loan expiring. Once a title is renewed, you’ll need to download it again.
  • You may have 12 holds at a time. You can choose (in Settings) whether to be notified by email when a hold is ready. Your hold is reserved for 3 days in the Hold Queue.
  • Most eBooks in the collection have 1 copy available for checkout (no simultaneous use).
  • You may request purchases of eBooks and eAudiobooks which the library does not own.



cloudLibrary eNewspapers

Includes 7,500 digital magazines and newspapers in 44 different languages

  • Available 24/7 for unlimited simultaneous use
  • Includes international newspapers
  • Magazine and newspaper content never expires; as new issues are released, the collection is expanded, not replaced.
  • On the cloudLibrary app: Go to the "Magazines" link near the bottom of the screen.
  • On the web: Go to the cloudLibrary NewsStand website.
  • Website registration includes creating an email/password login, then inputting your McKinney Public Library card number and password. Screenshots of the website logon process


biblioboard ebooks

Biblioboard eBookseBooks available through the Texas State Library

  • Biblioboard
  • Biblioboard titles are available within the geographic confines of the state of Texas.
  • All titles are simultaneous use.
  • Read in the browser or in the Biblioboard app with no sign-in required.
  • The collection includes fiction and nonfiction titles for all ages.


Streaming Videos

Access Video on Demand

  • Access Video On Demand: Master Collection
  • For remote access, enter your library card number.
  • 42,000+ streaming videos in subjects including Art & Architecture, Business & Economics, Computer Science, Film & Television, Health & Wellness, History, Language & Literature, and Sports & Fitness.  Create a personal account to customize playlists, save favorites, and take advantage of other features.

  • Access Video On Demand: Just for Kids
  • For remote access, enter your library card number.
  • Streaming videos including ABCs & 123s, Arts & Music, Health & PE, History, Math, Peoples & Places, Reading & Writing, World Languages. and more.