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.


Fiction and young adult titles submitted on MN Writes MN Reads between now and June 30, 2018, can be entered into our first annual Minnesota Author Project!
Winners receive $1,000 and will be featured in Library Journal. Contest details here.




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