cloudLibrary offers a collection of popular new titles in eBook and audiobook formats. This service is available on smartphones, tablets, and computers. Browse titles and get started here. For instructions on logging in and using the app go here.
- A maximum of 5 titles can be checked out at a time.
- Titles are checked out for 21 days.
- At the end of your checkout period titles will automatically be checked in.
- If you are finished early, please “return” eBooks and audiobooks so they can go to the next person. Only a limited number of people can check out a title at a time, so returning it when you are finished makes it available to others without having to wait as long.
Streaming TV and movies, comics, audiobooks, and more
Hoopla is a digital streaming service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, comics, and TV shows. With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately or downloaded for offline enjoyment later.
Hoopla can be used on many different devices including phones, tablets, computers, and streaming devices such as Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV Stick.
Go to Hoopla and then click on the “Get Started Today” button to create an account.
- You can borrow up to 7 items per month.
- Lending period varies by material type.
- Titles are automatically returned and removed from your device at the end of the lending period.
Magazines, eBooks, and Audiobooks
Instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed eBooks to your Kindle eReader! Download the free Libby app on your phone or tablet.
NOTE! Libby has specific login instructions! Please click here to see how to log in to your library account with Libby.
eBooks, talking picture books, games
TumbleBooks is an online collection of eBooks for children. It’s unlimited, and it’s FREE for you to use from your home PC, phone, tablet, or other mobile device. Tumblebooks contains over 250 animated, talking picture books. The site also features Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, nonfiction books, and exciting games and puzzles! Click here to get started, there is no log in required.
Belleville News Democrat: Serving Southwestern Illinois, the Belleville News Democrat is a regional daily newspaper that provides local news coverage.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: The Post-Dispatch keeps readers informed of the latest news from the St. Louis area and beyond.
America’s News: News content from across the US includes major metro newspapers. Includes a full list of newspapers across Illinois and Missouri.
Product ratings, reviews, recommendations, videos, brand reliability and buying advice. Browse individual issues. Includes Consumer Reports on Health.
Are you ready to explore thousands of books for free? Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) has partnered with Biblioboard to bring you access to amazing curations from all over the State of Illinois for free at any time. This great collection is powered by geolocation– meaning anyone in Illinois can use this collection for free! Creating a profile will give you access to curations outside of Illinois and allow for downloading content and offline reading.