The Clarendon Hills Public Library offers multiple collections of downloadable eBooks accessible to cardholders 24/7. Browse titles available for adults, young adults and children and then download available titles to your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone. To get started, you need your CHPL library card and a SWAN PIN.


Media on Demand 

Use Media on Demand - an Overdrive product - to access over 20,000 fiction and non-fiction ebooks.  

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Download the Overdrive app or Libby app to read Media On Demand books on your device.

Download Adobe Digital Editions to read Media on Demand books on your computer.

Media on Demand Loan Rules:

  • You can have 20 MOD items out at one time.
  • You can have 20 MOD items on hold at one time.
  • The default loan period for ebooks is 14 days, but you can change this to 21 days by going into your MOD settings (under My Account).
  • There are no late fees because the item content goes away on the due date.

Instructions on using Media on Demand by device:


eREAD Illinios

Use eRead Illinois - using the Axis 360 digital platform from Baker & Taylor - to access over 7000 fiction and non-fiction ebooks.

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Download the Axis360 app to read eRead IL books on your device:

eRead Illinois Loan Rules:

  • You can have 5 items checked out at a time and up to 5 holds placed at a time.
  • Items check out for 14 days.
  • When a hold comes in for you, you will receive an email letting you know that you have 2 days to go into your eRead IL account and officially check out the item.
  • There are no late fees because the item content goes away on the due date.

Instructions on using eRead Illinois by device:

Help Getting Started Using Axis 360 product (from company provider)

eRead IL only supports Kindles that are at least 3rd Generation Kindle Fire tablets at this time.


Hoopla 

Use Hoopla to access over 200,000 ebooks and 12,000 comic ebooks.  

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Download the Hoopla app to read Hoopla ebooks on your device:

Hoopla Loan Rules:

  • You can check out up to 4 Hoopla items a month.
  • Books lend for 21 days.
  • There are no late fees because the item content goes away on the due date.

Watch instructional videos on creating a Hoopla account and using Hoopla:

Hoopla YouTube Instructional Videos
Hoopla Instruction Sheet