eBooks & eAudiobooks

cloudLibrary

The cloudLibrary collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks is selected and available for Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District patrons only, and is not shared among other libraries.

How it works:

  • Check out up to five titles at a time – titles can be returned early if needed.
  • Titles expire on the due date, nothing to return, no late fees. Lending Period is 3 weeks.
  • If all copies of a title are checked out, you can get on a wait list, and receive an email when it is available.
  • Titles can be renewed if there is no one on the wait list.

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Libby

Meet Libby. Instantly borrow ebooks and audiobooks from Overdrive with the Libby mobile app.

How it works:

  • Check out up to ten titles at a time – titles can be returned early if needed.
  • Titles expire on the due date, nothing to return, no late fees. The maximum lending period is 3 weeks.
  • If all copies of a title are checked out, you can get on a wait list, and receive an email when it is available.
  • Amazon Kindle support – use Overdrive to read eBooks on a traditional e-ink Kindle.

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hoopla

Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks and more, 24/7 with your library card.

How it works:

  • All titles are available instantly, there are no holds and no waiting.
  • Limit 20 checkouts per month.
  • Unlimited play of checked out items during lending period.
  • Titles expire on the due date, nothing to return, no late fees.
  • There are no renewals, but items may be immediately checked out again.
  • Once an item has been borrowed, even if it is returned immediately, it will count against the 20 item limit per card.

Lending Periods:

  • eAudiobooks & eBooks- 3 weeks
  • Music- 1 week
  • Movies and TV shows- 3 days

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The TumbleBook Library is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), graphic novels, puzzles, games, and more.

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Enjoy digital books, images, videos and more from libraries, artists, authors and others from your community and around the world. Click the button that says, “Biblioboard Library of Illinois” to gain access.

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Project Gutenberg offers over 57,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.

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