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Use the library catalog to find physical items available at the library AND digital items downloadable from Library On the Go, eRead Illinois and OneClickdigital all in one search. View instructions here!

Downloadable Materials

click here to go to eBooks by EBSCO host
This is a collection of mostly nonfiction online books to
read or browse. To browse by subject category click the eBooks link at the top left of the screen.

EBSCOhost eBooks

Home access with Lincoln Library card number.

Note: These titles cannot be transferred to portable devices, but they can be accessed by portable devices that have a browser( Safari, IE, Firefox, etc.).

click here to go to eRead Illinois
Use eRead Illinois by Axis 360 to download over 25,000 eBooks and eAudiobooks to your mobile device or computer. Acoustic eAudiobooks can only be listened to in the Axis360 app on mobile devices.

Click here for instructions on how to use eReadIllinois (Axis360) with a mobile device, computer, e-ink device or MP3 player.

Get help with eRead Illinois (Axis360).
Learn how to use the Axis360 app with these videos.
View Device Compatibility Sheet.

click here to go to Gale Virtual Reference Library
Encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference
sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials can be accessed online at the
library or remotely 24/7.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Note: These titles can be downloaded to portable devices that are PDF compatable.

click here to go to hoopla
Instantly borrow free digital movies, music, and more, 24/7 with your library card. Use hoopla to begin enjoying thousands of titles – for movies, TV, music, audiobooks, eBooks and comics– available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to your smartphone, tablet or computer. Note: Each library card is limited to 5 checkouts per month.

Click here for instructions on how to use hoopla with android, ios and kindle fire hdx devices or a computer.

Get help with hoopla.
 Learn how to use hoopla with this video.

click here to go to Libary on the Go
Download over 14,000 eBooks, eAudiobooks or Stream Videos from Library On The Go (OverDrive) to your mobile device or computer. Use the Kids and Teens eReading Rooms to have filtered pages that provide a safe and easy browsing experience.

Click here for instructions on how to use OverDrive with a mobile device, computer, e-ink device or MP3 player.
Click here for instructions on how to use the NEW OverDrive Libby app with Andriod and iOS devices.

Get help with Library on the Go (OverDrive).
 Get help with the Libby app.

click here to go to Zinio for Libraries

OneClickdigital and Zinio have become RBdigital.

Patrons have access to complete digital magazines, which can easily be viewed on most Internet-enabled devices. RBdigital's’s unique technology digitally recreates a magazine page for page, including full color pictures, intuitive navigation, key word article search and interactive elements such as audio and video.

Click here for instructions on how to use RBdigital.

click here to go to Open Library
Borrow eBooks from a growing collection of mainly 20th Century titles from Open Library.  All titles can be read in the browser on a computer or mobile device, but only titles in the Lending Library can be downloaded onto a mobile device by reading it in the OverDrive app.

Note: To use Open Library with a mobile device first create an account on the website. Then use the browser on the mobile device to find an eBook in the Open Library eBook lending library. Borrow the eBook in the ePUB format to read it with the OverDrive app.
Get help with Open Library.
click here to go to Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg offers over 45,000 free eBooks. You can download formats suitable for eReaders, such as the Nook, Kindle, iPad, etc., mobile phones, and other devices. Choose among epub books, kindle books, and more to download to your eReader, mobile device or read them in a web browser.

Get help with Project Gutenberg.

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