Prairie Trails Public Library District is participating in eRead Illinois, a new program through the Illinois State Library designed to increase access to e-Books for Illinois residents. In addition to our current eBook service, My Media Mall, Library cardholders will also have access to the eRead Illinois collection via Axis 360, a state-of-the-art digital media platform. Now users will have access to even more eBooks and audiobooks!
To check out the eRead Illinois collection, please click here for the Library's Axis 360 home page.
Digital Library of Illinois by Overdrive is a Web-based service that allows library patrons to check out and download eAudiobooks, eBooks, and eVideos any time of the day or night from the comfort of their own home. Digital Library of Illinois allows users to download to a personal computer, as well as enjoy digital content on a wide array of devices including MP3 players, CDs, Smartphones, and PDAs iPod®, iPhone™, and the iPod Touch. After the checkout period, title(s) will be automatically returned to the collection.
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks, animated, talking picture books, which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to products an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
Libby from Overdrive is an app where you can access ebooks, audiobooks, digital magazines, and TV shows (previously Acorn TV) from your library. You can download the Libby app on your phone or use it in your web browser at libbyapp.com.
Once you access the app, all you need is your library card number to get started. Click here to visit Libby's website, learn more, and download the app.
**Please note: As of May 2021, all digital services previously offered through RBDigital have been migrated to Libby. The RBDigital app has been retired.**