eBooks & eAudiobooks

Digital Library of Illinois

Note: Digital Library of Illinois eBooks are provided by Overdrive which is in the process of rebranding as Libby. This change will not affect your current checkouts or holds on the OverDrive or Libby mobile apps.

The OverDrive app is being removed from application stores to slowly prepare for it being discontinued. If you are able, we recommend downloading and installing the Libby app.

Download Libby from the Google Play Store for Android devices (like Samsung phones) here.

Download Libby for Apple devices from the App Store here.

There is no Libby app for Amazon Kindle Fire devices or Microsoft Windows desktop and laptop computers. You can use the Libby website to read in your web browser on those devices.

You can also search for and read eBooks and eAudiobooks on laptops and desktops from your web browser at dlil.overdrive.com.

Download library eBooks and eAudiobooks from the comfort of your own home 24/7! The Digital Library of Illinois collection offers thousands of titles you can download to your smartphone, tablet, ereader, or computer via a service called Libby.

  • Automatic returns mean no late fees
  • Borrow up to ten titles for up to 21 days
  • Renewals available for some titles three days before they are due

Learn how to use Libby / Digital Library of Illinois on mobile devices with our resource guide.

Learn how to use the Digital Library of Illinois to send books to your Amazon Kindle ereader with our resource guide.

hoopla digital

hooplaappStream or download eBooks and eAudiobooks to your mobile device or computer. To use hoopla on the go, install the free app from Google Play or the Apple App store. To use hoopla on a computer, visit the hoopla website.

  • Borrow up to 12 titles per month
  • Automatic returns mean no late fees
  • Instant access – no holds, no waiting!

Learn how to download or stream from hoopla.


BiblioBoard logoBiblioBoard is an eBook collection of fiction and nonfiction titles freely available to Illinois residents – no library card needed. Create a login to be able to bookmark your place, add notes, generate citations, and access BiblioBoard if you travel outside Illinois. Download an iOS, Android, or Kindle Fire app for offline reading.

Kids & Teens

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Kids can explore hoopla digital using a setting that shows only material geared for children up to 12 years of age. Learn how to activate Kids Mode with our user guide.

MyMediaMall eBooks & eAudiobooks for kids and teensDigital Library of Illinois – eBooks for Kids | Digital Library of Illinois – eBooks for Teens
Visit our eReading Rooms for kids and teens. Choose titles by reading level, age group, or interest.

TumbleBooks, eBooks for KidsTumbleBooks | SD74 Teachers, please use this link.
Any child who has imagined a picture book coming to life will be mesmerized by the animated, talking stories in this preschoolers’ digital library.