eBooks & Downloads

eBooks & Audiobooks

Find thousands of titles for adults, children, and teens. Get the app to download books to your mobile devices.

Digital Library of Illinois - now increased to 10 holds and 10 check-outs!

  • Borrow up to 10 titles at a time
  • 3 week loan period
  • Place up to 12 holds
  • Renew eligible titles

Use either the OverDrive or Libby app to check out Digital Library of Illinois books. 


Tumblebooks for kids

Movies & Music


Stream movies, television shows, and albums. Get the app to download and enjoy on your mobile devices. 


Stream more than 30,000 documentaries, movies, and educational videos from thousands of producers such as Criterion Collection, PBS, Great Courses, Kino Lorber and more.

Magazines & Newspapers

Thousands of Magazine titles are available through the Digital Library of Illinois. Magazines do not count against the check-out limits for ebooks and eaudio, and are always available. Read magazines in your browser, or download the Libby app for offline reading. In addition to magazines in English, many are available in Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Italian and Russian.

NOTE – RB Digital was purchased by OverDrive. The Digital Library of Illinois offers the same titles RB Digital did, along with thousands more.

PressReader provides current full-text newspapers and magazines from 100 countries in 60 languages.


Read comics and graphic novels with Hoopla. Get the app to download and enjoy on your mobile devices. 

Kindles & Rokus

Borrow a Roku to stream movies and television to your TV. Available at the Welcome Desk.

Check out a Kindle reader preloaded with best-selling titles. Available at the Reader Assistance Desk

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