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Blackstone Unlimited

Choose from over 6,000 audiobooks that are always available, no waiting. Download the app from the App Store or Google Play to listen on your mobile device, or simply access it on your computer and listen from there.

Axis360 is now Boundless

eBooks and eAudiobooks. Use the link to access on your computer or download the app from the Apple or Google store. If you used Axis360 before, you will need to download the new app. Search for our library as “St Joseph Public Library” (no period after St). Contact if you have any questions.

Ebsco eBooks

Search for eBooks on many topics that can be read on your computer or downloaded with an Ebsco account.


Borrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV.

Just for Kids Access Video

Offers entertaining, educational and easily accessible animated books and videos that focus on early literacy and early elementary age students.

Missouri Libraries to Go

eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines along with a variety of add-on services. Powered by OverDrive and the Libby App. We are part of the Missouri Libraries 2Go Consortium. To use the Libby App, download from the Apple or Google store and select “Missouri Libraries 2Go” as the library – then select St. Joseph Public Library.  (offering access to Craftsy, Great Courses, Indie Flix, and Qello Concerts through the Libby App in the “Extras” section)

Missouri Libraries to Go – Kids

Limits the search of eBooks and eAudiobooks to the children’s collection only in Missouri Libraries to Go.

Missouri Libraries to go – Teens

Limits the search of eBooks and eAudiobooks to the children’s collection only in Missouri Libraries to Go.


TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. They are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sounds, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book (and some classics) which you can read, or have read to you. The language drop-down menu allows you to view the site in French and Spanish, instead of English.