With the affordability and selection of devices, eReading is growing increasingly popular. We have many resources and tools to help you make the most of your eReading experience! You will need:
- A valid ZB Library card starting with 2112600.
- An email address.
- A computer and eReader and/or mobile device.
- Software or App, depending on the resource and device.
- A credit card associated with your device when using a Kindle or NOOK.
Browse, check out, and download eBooks and eAudiobooks from eReadIllinois using the Axis 360 app! It’s simple, just download the app on your device, find our library, and log in using your library card number. The Axis 360 app is compatible with iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Windows (PC). The default checkout period is 21 days. Items may be returned early.
- Download the Axis 360 App
- Axis 360 App Getting Started Guides (PDF): English | Spanish
- Axis 360 Help
- Axis 360 Instructional Videos
Powered by Overdrive, MyMediaMall is a group of 60 libraries that provides eBooks, eAudiobooks and videos. Titles can be enjoyed on most devices and eReaders. Set your checkout period for 7, 14, or 21 days. Some items may be returned early. Use the high contrast display or Dyslexic Font.
MyMediaMall for Kids (OverDrive)
Safe searching for kid-friendly titles. Powered by Overdrive, MyMediaMall is a group of 60 libraries that offers free eBooks, eAudiobooks and videos. Titles can be enjoyed on most devices and eReaders. Set your checkout period for 7, 14, or 21 days. Some items may be returned early. Use the high contrast display or Dyslexic Font.
RBdigital eBooks & eAudiobooks (formerly OneClickDigital)
Create an account, then download eBooks and eAudiobooks to your device using your PC and the OneClickdigital Media Manager OR download the app to your smartphone or device to read/listen on the go! First time users must register with OneClick from the full website. Log in with your ZB Library card to gain access to the OneClick page. Create an account and start downloading! Set your device preferences for eAudiobook and eBook format. Set your checkout period for 1-14 days. Items may be returned early.
RBdigital eMagazines (formerly Zinio)
Read popular magazines, including The Advocate; Allrecipes; Billboard; Chicago; Discover; DIY; Economist; Elle; Esquire; Forbes; Kiplinger’s; Maxim; Mental Floss; National Geographic; Newsweek; The Oprah Magazine; OK!; Popular Mechanics; Reader’s Digest; Vanity Fair; and more! Please read the User Guide for your device before setting up your library Zinio account.
- Download the RBdigital App by selecting the appropriate User Guide for your device.
- Zinio for Libraries General FAQ
- Zinio for Libraries User Guides (by device)
BiblioBoard: The BiblioBoard platform features a collection from Recovering the Classics (which features public-domain classics from world literature, with modern cover images), as well as collections from the Bodleian Library and the BiblioBoard Core. There is no limit on simultaneous use; items in the collection can be read by 1 or 100 patrons at the same time. This means no hold queues and no waiting for titles.
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