Digital Resources

GEPL’s digital resources provide the ability to download or stream movies, music, audiobooks and complete magazine issues to your computer or tablet device for free!

eMedia Library (OverDrive): Download eBooks and digital audiobooks to virtually any smart device, including Kindle, Nook, iPad, iPhone, mp3 players, Android phones and more.

Freegal Music: Download 5 songs per week directly to your smartphone, tablet or computer and keep them forever with Freegal and your GEPL card! Additionally, stream up to 3 hours of music from Freegal’s vast collection daily!

Hoopla: Borrow, stream and download an impressive library of movies, TV series and audiobooks! Click here for loan period information

OneClickDigital: Instantly access over 4,000 audiobooks!

Zinio: Download the latest issues of popular magazines including: Cosmopolitan, The Economist, ESPN, Esquire, Forbes, National Geographic, Newsweek, Oprah, OK! RollingStone, US Weekly and more!


Reference Books on Your Computer

Credo Reference: An easy-to-use tool for research projects and homework. Search in hundreds of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 200,000+ images and audio files, and nearly 100 videos.

Virtual Reference Library: Access more than 1,000 electronic reference titles. Subject areas including health, medicine, science, art, history, business, biography and more.

Learning Express Library: Learning Express Library offers practice tests, exercises and information to help achieve success at school, at work, or in life. Topics include math and reading skills for elementary, middle and high school; college preparation tests such as the ACT and SAT; computer skills, GED preparation, job search skills, U.S. citizenship and more. Register for a free account with your Glen Ellyn Library card.


Digital Downloads for Kids

BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

Stream an impressive library of movies, TV series, music and audiobooks.

International Children’s Digital Library
The International Children’s Digital Library (ICDL) is a a digital library of outstanding children’s books from all over the world.

Instant access to a library of children’s audiobooks!

An online collection of books to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century skills. Each title includes a video, a flipbook version of the book, project ideas, and more.

GEPL offers three resources from the Tumble Books family. The first, TumbleBooks, is an online library of animated talking picture books which help teach young children to read and build vocabulary. GEPL also carries Tumble Talking Books, which are kid-friendly audiobooks, andTumbleReadables,a collection of read-along titles for elementary, middle and high school students that include text and narration.


Digital Yearbooks

Visit for digital versions of all Glenbard West yearbooks, 1940-2004. Glenbard South yearbooks coming soon!