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Search for Books & eBooks

Search for books, encyclopedias and more in the library's catalog.

Try using the library catalog's advanced search feature and limit your search to e-books only to search all of the library's ebooks. Or, search for e-books from the two providers below.

Search eBooks by Library Vendor

Proquest Ebook Central
Online access to more than 70,000 e-books from over 500 publishers.  WATCH a short video tutorial on how to use Proquest Ebook Central.

eBooks from EBSCO 
Provides access to the White Library's collection of approximately 30,000 ebooks.  WATCH a short video tutorial on how to access ebooks.

Downloading ebooks help:

Click here to download the Adobe Digital Editions software (sometimes required for ebook downloading)

Click here to view our tutorials on how to download ebooks on our YouTube Channel playlist.

Books from other libraries

Can't find what you're looking for in the White Library?  Try MeLCat (Michigan libraries) or Worldcat (libraries worldwide).

  •  MeLCat (Michigan eLibrary) is a group of over 400 Michigan libraries willing to share their materials with each other. Search MeLCat and use the “Get this for me!” button to request books, DVDs, and more from libraries throughout the state.
  • Worldcat Search thousands of libraries in the U.S. and around the world.  Use the "Get this for me!" button in Worldcat to request delivery of books, articles, dissertations and more.