Elektronic resources are available for Fredrika library users. To use these services you will need your library card and PIN number.
Biblio has a wide selection of e-books and audio books in Swedish and there is also an extensive range of e-books and audio books in English as well as other foreign languages.
E-books can be downloaded to your computer, tablet or smartphone. Part of the range of e-books can also be read directly on-line i.e. when you are connected to the internet without the need for an additional program. On the ’e-books’ pages under the title ’How it works’ you can find more information on how the service works.
Biblio's audio books
To listen to audio books you need to be connected to the internet. On the ’e-books’ pages under the title ’How it works’ you can find more information on how the service works.
Within the app you can read e-books and listen to audio books whether you are either on- or off-line. Biblio works on both iOS and Android devices and can be found in either App Store or Google Play. Biblio can be accessed in several languages such as Swedish, Finnish, English and Arabic. When you open the app for the first time you need to choose and click on Fredrika from within the list and log in with your library card number and PIN number.
To use the service you will need your Fredrikabiblioteken library card and PIN number. The loan period is 28 days and it is possible to loan eight books per month. More than one person can have the same book on loan at any one time.
You can loan Finnish language, Swedish language and English language e-books from the Finnish book service Ellibs. Ellibs e-books can be downloaded to your computer, tablet or smartphone. Many e-books can also be read directly online, i.e. if you are connected to the internet you don’t need to download any additional programs to your device. However, you do need to be connected to the internet in order to listen Ellibs audio books.
In order to loan you will need your library card and pin number from the Fredrikabiblioteken system. The loaning period is either 7 or 28 days (you can decide which is best for you). Each e-book can only be loaned once at any one time so books that are already loaned out can be reserved and you will recieve a notification when they are available. You can loan up to 5 books at any one time as well as having up to 7 books on reserve.
How does it work?
You can find all the information you need directly from the Ellibs web site
Try the Ellibs app
The whole of Fredrikabibliotekens Ellibs collection can also be found via the app.
More info about the app
Log in using your library card number and pin. The app can be found via both Android and iOS systems. You can look at the whole collection via the app as well as loan, reserve and read e-books and listen to audio books all in one place. You don´t need to be connected to the internet to read e-books and listen to the auido books that are in ’your bookshelf’. However in order to loan and/or download items you do need to be connected to the internet. Under ´My Settings´ you can determine if you want to get emails about reservations, recommendations and news.
Download the app from Google Play or App Store.
Viddla is a streaming service where you can borrow movies with your library card and PIN-code
Viddla is available in the following Fredrika library network municipalities:
How to use Viddla:
Start by choosing the movie you want to watch. Under the menu Films you can filter the selection by choosing a genre or an audience. Click on the picture of the movie you want to see and click on Play film. Choose your library and enter your library card number and your PIN-code. The movie is available for 48 hours and can be watched as many times as you want during this time.
You can borrow a maximum of three movies per month. The library has budgeted a certain amount of money for each month, and if the limit is reached no one can borrow movies until the next month.
Viddla’s age limits are set according to the Act on Audiovisual Programmes. You can read more about the age limits on KAVI's website.
When watching a movie, you can choose the language of the subtitles by clicking on the gear icon.
Resume watching a movie:
Viddla has no log in-button. You can resume watching a movie by searching the movie, clicking on the Play film-button and entering your information. Viddla remembers that you already have borrowed this movie.
Watch a movie on TV:
There is no smart-TV application for Viddla, but it can be used with e.g. Chromecast or AirPlay. You can also watch the movies directly on your computer or tablet computer. Find out more about how Viddla works on different devices here.
Only in Finland:
You cannot use Viddla abroad.