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NEW to Buchanan District Library – Comics Plus!

With Comics Plus®, Buchanan District Library patrons now have unlimited, simultaneous access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga! Unlimited, simultaneous access for every user means that your book club, class, family, etc., all can check out the same title at once!  Access titles via computers, tablets, or phones; online and offline.

What is ComicsPlus for Libraries?

ComicsPlus is a digital platform offering thousands of digital comics, graphic novels and manga to readers through school, public, and academic libraries. It is powered by LibraryPass.

How Do I Access ComicsPlus?

Enjoy ComicsPlus anytime, anywhere via any web-connected devices, including PCs, tablets, and smartphones. Visit the website or download the LibraryPass app for iOS or Android from your app store.

  1. If you're using the app, search for Buchanan District Library. If you're using the website, this link will open Buchanan's page.
  2. Log in with your library card number and phone number (your 10 digit phone number is the PIN)
  3. Browse the collection or search for a specific title.
  4. Tap/click on the cover of the comic you want to read.
  5. Tap on the Check Out button in the app or click Read Now from the website.
  6. Your comic will be checked out in the app or open up directly in the website. All checked out/opened titles will display under the section entitled “My Shelf.”
  7. If you are reading in the app, you can download the title for offline reading, or continue to "stream" it online.

When is ComicsPlus Available?

All titles are available 24/7 for online and offline reading. An internet connection is required to browse the collection and check out titles.

How Do I Find Comics to Read?

You can browse by age range, genre, publisher, or title—or you can use the search box to look for specific titles. Check out this video for a brief walkthrough.

How Long Do Checkouts Last?

Checkouts are for seven days. After seven days the title goes dormant, but stays in your personal collection, at which point the cover goes dark. If you want to keep reading the title, just click on the cover and it will be available again for another seven days!

How Do I Place a Hold?

There are no holds! All comics are available for simultaneous access, so there’s never any holds or waitlists.

Does ComicsPlus’ Collection Change?

Comics Plus is regularly adding new titles to the collection and signing new publishers. Check back often for updates.

How can I keep my child from accessing more mature content?

We have a website that accesses only children's and teens' collections and hides the young adult and adult collections. Access the children's website here.