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SMSU McFarland Library Virtual Care Package: Escape Reality - Swank & Ebooks Minnesota

Virtual care package

Escape Reality Recs

Did you know that through SMSU McFarland Library, students have access to Swank, a movie streaming service and Ebooks Minnesota, a source for free e-books?! Check out the boxes below for a few movies currently available on Swank, or learn more about the statewide book club One Book One Minnesota and how to access the fourth selection, Slider by Pete Hautman (Candlewick Press) through Ebooks Minnesota.

Direct Link to Swank: 

Swank Streaming Service

Direct link to Ebooks Minnesota, where you can explore various categories, such as Comics & Graphic Novels, Philosophy, and Young Adult Fiction:

Ebooks Minnesota Categories

Just make sure you return to studying/working on your final papers/projects after taking a movie or book break!! 

Movie Break

Check out McFarland Library's online movie streaming service, Swank, and take a movie break! Just make sure you go back to studying/working on your final papers/projects after your break! Here's the link:

And here are a few movies currently available on Swank:




Book Club Break - One Book | One Minnesota

One Book | One Minnesota is a new statewide book club that invites Minnesotans of all ages to read a common title and come together virtually to enjoy, reflect, and discuss.

Libraries are essential for connection, and through One Book | One Minnesota, libraries across the state – in partnership with local schools – will connect their communities through stories. The program aims to bring Minnesotans closer together during this time of distance and adversity. 

The fourth featured book selection is Slider by Pete Hautman. Access/Source: