The library offers several options for checking out and using eBooks and eAudiobooks, all you need is your Northbrook Library card.
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You have three options for checking out and downloading eBooks.
Can't decide on one? You can use all three!
Large selection of eBooks you can read on your computer or portable device. Compatible with Kindle eReaders
Very easy to use; slightly smaller collection. Not compatible with Kindle eReaders
Smallest selection of eBooks available. Works on computers and portable devices. Not compatible with Kindle eReaders or other eReaders
You can check out, download, and listen to eAudiobooks on your computer, smartphone, or tablet using Digital Library of Illinois and Hoopla. Sorry, eAudiobooks are not compatible with Kindle eReaders or other eReaders.
Largest audiobook collection. Works on computers and portable devices.
Smallest selection of audiobooks available. Works on computers and portable devices.
Get Instructions by Device:
For Tablets & Smartphones
- Illinois Digital Library | Watch a brief how-to video
- CloudLibrary | Watch a brief how-to video
- Hoopla | Watch a brief how-to video
Includes all NOOK devices except the 2016 NOOK tablet
NOOK GlowLight Plus
Be sure to create an Adobe ID first