The library offers several options for checking out and using eBooks and eAudiobooks with your Northbrook Library card. Need one-on-one help? Fill out our Tech Help form and we'll get in touch with you to set up an appointment.

READ: eBooks

Enjoy eBooks on a computer, tablet, or mobile device with your Northbrook Library card.

OverDrive/Libby (Digital Library of Illinois)

Largest selection of eBooks you can read on your computer or portable device. Download the easy-to-use Libby app or use the OverDrive app for access on your mobile device. Compatible with Kindle eReaders. 

CloudLibrary (Unavailable after 5/1/2020)

CloudLibrary will no longer be available as of 5/1/2020. Any holds placed after 4/30/2020 will not be filled. Please use the Overdrive/Libby App to access eBook and eAudiobook titles.

Hoopla

Smallest selection of eBooks available. Works on computers and portable devices. Not compatible with Kindle eReaders or other eReaders

Axis 360 (Kids)

Large collection of eBooks for kids (no teen or adult titles). Works on computers and portable devices. An Axis 360 app is available for iOS, Android, and certain Amazon devices.

LISTEN: eAudio

Enjoy eAudibooks on a computer, tablet, or mobile device with your Northbrook Library card. Sorry, eAudiobooks are not compatible with Kindle eReaders or other eReaders.

OverDrive/Libby (Digital Library of Illinois)

Largest selection of audiobooks. Works on computers and portable devices. Download the easy-to-use Libby app or use the OverDrive app for access on your mobile device.

Hoopla

Smallest selection of audiobooks available. Works on computers and portable devices.

Axis 360 (Kids)

Largest collection of audiobooks for kids (no teen or adult titles). Works on computers and portable devices. An Axis 360 app is available for iOS, Android, and certain Amazon devices.

Special eBook Offers

For a limited time, we are able to offer special access to these eBook and eAudiobook products.

eBooks

Tumblebooks RomanceBookCloud

Tumblebooks TeenBookCloud

eAudiobooks

Tumblebooks AudioBookCloud

Get Instructions by Device:

For Tablets & Smartphones

Other eReaders

Includes all NOOK devices except the 2016 NOOK tablet

NOOK GlowLight Plus

Be sure to create an Adobe ID first

Kindle Fire Tablets

Kindle eReaders

CloudLibrary is not compatible with Kindle eReader