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Axis 360

Axis360 is an app that allows you to borrow thousands of ebooks instantly, for free, using your tablet, computer, or other device. Axis360 provides access to materials that are part of eRead Illinois.

  • Check out titles for 21 days
  • Borrow up to five titles at a time
  • Place up to five books on hold at a time

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BiblioBoard

Select either the “RAILS” or “biblioboard open access” from the BiblioBoard main menu to browse curations that include collections, anthologies, images and ebooks. Download content using the BiblioBoard Library app.

If you create a user account profile while you are in Illinois, you can

  • access BiblioBoard when you are outside of Illinois
  • download content to your Offline Bookshelf
  • add bookmarks and notes

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BookFlix

Interactive digital stories, true books, and games. Watch the story, read the book or play word match. Some books can be read and displayed in Spanish.

For pre-kindergarten through grade 3.

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eBooks on EbscoHost

Read classics, nonfiction instruction manuals, psychology, and philosophy on a computer.

eRead Illinois

Download ebooks to a tablet, computer, or other device using the Axis 360 app.

  • Check out titles for 21 days
  • Borrow up to five titles at a time
  • Place up to five books on hold at a time

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Hoopla

Borrow, stream, and download up to five movies, TV series, ebooks, audiobooks, and comics per month on your computer or using the Hoopla app on your device.

Maximum Loan Periods

  • Audiobooks – three weeks
  • Ebooks and comics – two weeks
  • Music – one week
  • Movies – three days
  • TV shows – three days

View more about: audiobook, kid, movie, music, TV show, video

Libby

Libby is an app that allows you to borrow thousands of ebooks and audiobooks instantly, for free, using just the device in your hand. Libby provides access to materials that are part of eMediaLibrary – Overdrive.

  • No fines – titles will be returned automatically
  • Check out titles for up to 21 days
  • Borrow up to five titles at a time
  • Place up to five books on hold at a time

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Teen Book Cloud

Videos and chapter books such as Shakespeare, poetry, non-fiction, science, history, and geography. Includes ebooks, read-alongs, graphic novels, National Geographic videos, and audiobooks.

Proprietary ebook format, with bookmarking, text, font and color controls.

Most titles include full audio narration and sentence by sentence read along. Makes more difficult titles accessible to reluctant, struggling, and ESL/ENL readers.

For grades 6-12.

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Tumble Book Library

Access read-alongs, chapter book ebooks, audiobooks, online puzzles, graphic novels, and games on your computer or using the app on your device. Books are available in Spanish, French, Italian, Russian and Chinese.

Some books include quizzes to assess the reader’s comprehension.

Find books based on time to read, accelerated reader level, Lexile score, Common Core level, and more.

For pre-kindergarten through grade 5.

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