eBooks and Downloadables
eBooks, eAudiobooks, & Streaming Videos
Use your Lake Bluff Library card to check out eBooks, eAudiobooks, and streaming videos.
Instructions by Device
If you want to learn about all of the eMaterials you can access with your device, you've come to the right place. Our Lake Bluff Library On Demand guides provide step by step instructions for accessing our eMaterials on all of the major devices. Find your device on the list below to get started.
- Instructions for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch
- Instructions for Samsung Galaxy and Other Android Devices
- Instructions for Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, and Kindle Fire HDX
- Instructions for Kindle or Kindle Paperwhite
- Instructions for the Nook Glowlight and Other eInk Readers
- Instructions for Laptops, Desktops, and MP3 Players
Use the Axis 360 app to check out eBooks and eAudiobooks from the eRead Illinois collection.
Download the Axis 360 app for your device:
Use Hoopla to check out eBooks and stream or download eAudiobooks, movies and TV shows, and music. Hoopla has a monthly checkout limit of 8 titles and no waitlists—everything is always available.
Download the Hoopla app for your device:
Use Kanopy to stream videos on your tablet/mobile device or computer. Kanopy offers a wide range of titles, including selections from the Criterion Collection, classic cinema, documentaries, Great Courses, and more.
Download the Kanopy app for your device:
Libby is a more streamlined way to access the Digital Library of Illinois, a collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, and streaming videos.
Download the Libby app for your device:
Use the Overdrive App to access the Digital Library of Illinois, a collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, and streaming videos.
Download the Overdrive app for your device:
All Lake Bluff Library cardholders can use Flipster to download full, digital copies of a variety of popular magazines.
Use Flipster to checkout and download current and back issues of popular magazines.