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Established in 1913

Inyo County Free Library


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See the most recent books and other media that are new to the library--new releases and older titles recently acquired, added to the catalog, and available now.

CALIFORNIA'S LIBRARY SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH PRINT DISABILITIES, in association with the Library of Congress, provides free Braille and audio books, magazines and playback equipment to all eligible Californians unable to read standard print. Follow the link to find your local braille and talking book library and sign up for free library service.

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OverDrive is a free service offered by Inyo County Free Library that lets you borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and more from the Southern California Digital Library. All you need to get started with free digital titles from OverDrive is an internet connection and a library card with a barcode. Getting started with Overdrive

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Kanopy is a video streaming service offering access to more than 30,000 documentaries, movies, and educational videos from thousands of producers such as Criterion Collection, PBS, Great Courses, Kino Lorber and more.

Kanopy Kids highlights films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos. Kanopy Kids categories include TV Series, Learning Languages, Animated Storybooks, Anime Favorites, Classic Films, and Movies for the Whole Family. Getting started with Kanopy

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In conjunction with the library's print subscription of the Reference Shelf from H. W. Wilson there is online access to this resource. Published 6 times per year, each Reference Shelf volume provides comprehensive, balanced coverage of an issue of importance in modern society. Each volume contains 35-45 notable documents and articles (complete or abstracted) from highly respected periodicals and media outlets. A bibliography, index and important websites enhance further research. For access to the Reference Shelf in print format of current and older issues that aren't available online, search the public access catalog using "search by series" using the words "Reference Shelf". Online access requires a library card with a barcode.

Also available on this site is Famous First Facts. For more than half a century, Famous First Facts has earned the accolades of reviewers and a place on library reference shelves nationwide. This new edition of the reference classic is updated and expanded with new entries reflecting the latest developments and discoveries, and newly organized for better access to information. This is an online version of the Library's print copy.

The Inyo County Library in partnership with the Inland Library System also offers the following additional services (click on icons for access and use the password listed below).

Enki Library

enki a new eBook platform created by librarians, is the place for discovery, helping you find new gems, classic novels and eye-opening nonfiction. It's your only source for bestsellers before they catch fire, and it's where you can learn something new from renowned authors. Indulge your curiosity! enki eBooks will work with e-readers that support EPUB format (like Kindle Fire), or tablets and computers.

Frequently Asked Questions about Enki

Access to Enki requires an Inyo County Library Card with a barcode. Visit your local Inyo County Library Branch to sign up.

RBdigital Magazines

RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio), the world's largest newsstand, offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from your library's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.


Registration with RBdigital Magazines requires an Inyo County Library Card with a barcode. Visit your local Inyo County Library Branch to sign up.

RBdigital Audiobooks

RBdigital Audiobooks (formerly OneClickdigital) - the current library available is Recorded Books Classics. Check out a classic today! iPhone® and Android™ apps available.

Registration with OneClickdigital requires an Inyo County Library Card with a barcode. Visit your local Inyo County Library Branch to sign up.

Tuition Funding Sources

Tuition Funding Sources is a private website designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information. TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 Billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information. You will have to register to use the site when you first visit it.

Some links may require a PDF reader, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Court House
Inyo County Courthouse,
Independence, California

The Central Library is located on the ground floor