For writers interested in easy-to-use, free resources for publishing and sharing e-books,
and for readers interested in discovering books by local writers, your Minnesota libraries bring you MN Writes MN Reads.

Local Writers
–Create e-books and share them with readers across Minnesota and potentially the United States.
Readers–Find e-books published by independent authors.

Congratulations to the finalists of our first annual self-published author contest!




Design and export your own e-book.



Share your e-book with readers.



Read e-books by independent authors.


These library organizations have joined together to provide Minnesota residents with free tools for self-publishing, sharing and reading e-books

Arrowhead Library System   •   East Central Regional Library   •    Great River Regional Library   •   Kitchigami Regional Library   •   Lake Agassiz Regional Library   •   MELSA
Northwest Regional Library   •   Pioneerland Library System   •   Plum Creek Library System   •   Southeastern Libraries Cooperating   •   Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative   •   Viking Library System