eBooks, Audiobooks & Digital Magazines

Visit our new Frequently Asked Questions for eBooks, Audiobooks & Digital Magazines! It's a work in progress, but we hope you'll find it helpful.

Need more help? We can try to help by phone or email, but in-person visits with your device are best. You can also schedule a one-on-one with Adult Services by calling 815-485-2605 ext. 123 or emailing adult@newlenoxlibrary.org. Depending on your device, a one-time Adobe ID set-up may be required.

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Libby by Overdrive

OMNI Libraries offers thousands of ebooks and audiobooks compatible with most devices for all audiences through Overdrive’s new app, Libby. This app is best for smartphones and tablets.

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Overdrive

OMNI Libraries offers thousands of ebooks and audiobooks compatible with most devices for all audiences through the original Overdrive app. This app is best for Kindle users.

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Axis 360

Use Axis 360 to access the eRead Illinois e-book collection. eRead Illinois is a statewide, partially grant-funded e-book collection shared among patrons in over 150 libraries across Illinois. Over 6,100 ebooks and audiobooks — and always growing!

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RBdigital

RBdigital offers digital popular magazines and classic audiobooks, as well as hundreds of items for kids. Download and keep magazine issues indefinitely. RBdigital users on Apple devices can listen to all articles in audio format.

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BiblioBoard

Anyone physically in the state of Illinois can use this service. No library card required, no hold queues and no waiting for titles! Unique curated boards showcase a variety of topics, including independent Illinois writers.

Creating an optional account profile will allow you access while outside of Illinois, to download content for offline reading, and to add bookmarks and notes.

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Tumblebook Library

TumbleBook Library is a collection of talking and animated picture books, non-fiction, foreign language titles, read-along chapter books, puzzles, games, and resources for teachers and students.