eBooks, Audiobooks & Digital Magazines

Frequently Asked Questions for eBooks, Audiobooks & Digital Magazines

Need more help? We do our best to help by phone or email, but in-person visits with your device are best whenever possible. Depending on your device, a one-time Adobe ID set-up may be required.

See every online resource the Library has to offer at A–Z Online Resources. RBdigital and Overdrive magazines have been replaced by Flipster.

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Libby by Overdrive

Thousands of ebooks and audiobooks compatible with most devices for all audiences through Overdrive’s new app, Libby.

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Thousands of ebooks and audiobooks compatible with most devices for all audiences through the original Overdrive app. Best for Kindle users.

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Hoopla Instant

August is a Bonus Borrows Month!

Borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows on your computer, tablet, or phone—even your TV! Each New Lenox Library card has 4 checkouts per month. Bonus Borrows do not count against those checkouts.

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The magazines you know and love, available digitally through your library. Flipster replaces our former RBdigital and Overdrive digital magazine subscriptions.

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Axis 360

Use Axis 360 to access the eRead Illinois e-book collection. Over 6,100 ebooks and audiobooks — and always growing!

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Unlimited access to over 50,000 volunteer-recorded audio books, streamed or downloaded for later use. Classic best sellers and out of print treasures from every genre of literature in more than 30 languages.

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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. Read any time, no holds, no waiting. No login needed!