Flat River Community Library


Flat River Community Library’s digital collection provides you with 24/7 online access to eBooks, eAudioBooks, magazines, music, movies, and information through a variety of services with your library card!

Would you like to check out our digital resources but don’t have a library card yet?  No problem! Apply for a library card by selecting the appropriate application below and we’ll email you a library card number and PIN number so you too can use our super cool digital services; Hoopla, Libby, Creativebug, Kanopy, LinkedIn Learning, Transparent Language, and the Michigan eLibrary.

Apply for a Flat River Community Library digital card today!

Adult Card Application           Minor Card Application

Solicitar una tarjeta de biblioteca para adultos                      Solicitar una tarjeta de biblioteca para jóvenes o adolescentes


Library Card

If you prefer to have materials from within our library such as books, magazines, puppets, DVDs, Books-on-CDs in your hands, please come to our Circulation Desk with your current ID and we’ll issue you a physical card.  This card is the all-access pass to everything, digital included!


Flat River Front Porch Podcast

The Flat River Community Library in Greenville, Michigan presents a safe and welcoming place where the library and the community come together: the front porch. Episodes will contain info on our community and library from the past, present and future, and a new interview from individuals in our local (and beyond) community. Settle in, relax and enjoy! For links to our podcast on your favorite podcast app, click here and to view all of our podnote posts, click here!

Creativebug has thousands of classes sure to delight craft lovers – and new classes are added daily! Topics include knitting, painting, cake decorating, sewing, quilting, and many more. Create an account to begin your crafting journey.

Access thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, audio books, and eBooks! Download the free hoopla digital mobile app for Apple or Android or access with your computer. Need some help getting started with hoopla digital?


Kanopy is a streaming service with thousands of videos for all types of viewers – this platform has kids movies, thrillers, world cinema, drama, biopics, TV series, and more! Flat River Community Library patrons are limited to 30 tickets per month on Kanopy, but checkouts are unlimited on Kanopy Kids.

Download electronic books, audiobooks, and digital magazines for your smartphone and tablet from Lakeland’s Digital Library.


LinkedIn Learning offers more than 145,000 courses on a variety of topics, from marketing and customer service to software and graphic design, and Flat River Community Library patrons have unlimited access to its vast subscription library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts.


The New York Times provides live news, investigations, opinion, photos and video by the journalists of The New York Times from more than 150 countries around the world plus so much more.


Transparent Language empowers you to learn anywhere, anytime, for any language goal — in 100+ languages. Focus on what you care about most, whether you’re just starting out with the alphabet and travel basics or you’re advancing into conversational skills.

Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just starting, Value Line is a trusted resource to search for investment-related data, news, and analysis. The Value Line Research Center covers 3,000 large-, mid-, and small-cap companies across more than 90 industries.  (May be accessed by 3 simultaneous users. If you are denied access, please try back at another time.) Accessing this service requires a library card. If you would like to watch instructional videos on how to use and navigate Value Line, click here.
To begin your investment research journey on Value Line, click here.


Want More?

Michigan eLibrary Resources contains the full-list of electronic resources.

* Database provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL). For a complete listing of databases, click here.