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eBook/eAudiobook/Database Instructions

eBook/eAudiobook/Database Instructions

Please visit our "Digital Resources" section to see what digital resources the MPL has to offer.

LIBRARY2GO/OVERDRIVE (eBooks and eAudiobooks)

*** Official OverDrive Help Site ***

Android -

iOS - iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

iOS (Libby)-

Kindle eReader

Nook with Adobe Digital Editions


*** Official Pronunciator Help Site ***


Tablets and Smart Phones

RBDIGITAL (eMagazines and eAudiobooks)

*** Official RBdigital Help Site ***

Tablets and Smart Phones




Every Community Online

Excel Easy - Free tutorial on learning Microsoft Excel - creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life.

Tech Boomers - Free lessons on how to use any of the most popular websites. - Free sessions on learning how to type.

Universal Class - Online classes for technology needs as well as other topics.

Tech Talks

Tech Talks

The staff of the Minot Public Library are reviewing what technology needs our community has. To help us in the process, we ask that you take a brief survey to let us know what your interests/needs are. Simply click here to take the survey and we will compile our results in the upcoming months. 

For more information on technology services or to share your ideas with us, contact our Technology Coordinator by e-mail.

Thank you for your input - check back soon for upcoming programs!


Tech Tutors

Tech Tutors

One-on-One Computer Help

If you have a Minot Public Library card, you can receive FREE technology assistance at the Minot Public Library. If you do not already have a Minot Public Library card, please see the information on how to get a library card under the "Library Services" tab.

Each of these one-on-one tutoring sessions will be with a library staff member. These free tutoring sessions will last approximately 45 minutes.

Topics covered can include:

  • Microsoft Word Basics: Learn about Word 2013 with the focus on creating and editing a document, saving, opening and basic letter writing.
  • Basic Internet & Searching Tips: Learn about internet options, favorites, page setup, printing, history, text size and general searching.
  • Basic E-Mail: Set up a free e-mail account online and learn how to compose and send e-mails, or general help with the ins and outs of email.
  • Computer Basics: Learn the very basics of computer use, including how to use the mouse and how to navigate your desktop.
  • eBooks, eAudiobooks & eVideos: Learn about downloadable electronic media formats using MPL resources.
  • Genealogy Resource Links: Learn about quality genealogy internet sites, including web resources and using Ancestry Plus and Heritage Quest here at Minot Public Library.


We can also cover the following topics:

  • Microsoft Excel Basics
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Basics
  • Microsoft Publisher Basics
  • MPL Digital Resources (over 60 digital resources for you to use!)

With Tech Tutors, YOU get to choose the topic you want to learn about from those listed above and you'll receive individualized training at your own pace. If you don't see a topic you're interested in, contact us to find out if we can help.

You are encouraged to bring your own device for use during training (laptops, tablets, phones, Nooks, iPads, Kindles, etc.).

To Schedule your Tech Tutors Appointment, click here.