Kids’ eBooks & more-Not Used

Parents: Shopping at the grocery store with your kid and need to keep them entertained? Kids: It's 9:30 at night and you want a book. The library's closed. What can you do?

The library has several different options for getting eBooks whatever your age or need.



Explore animated versions of favorite children's picture books and related nonfiction ebooks in one of nine learning categories. Also includes Spanish titles and educational games.

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Freegal Music

Find all kinds of music for kids on Freegal. Freegal lets you download 5 songs each week for you to keep—for free! All you need is your Des Plaines library card. We have a helpful page of tips about using Freegal too.

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Check out ebooks, movies, entire music CDs, audiobooks, and comics with Hoopla. No waiting or holds required! Just download the item right away. Use the Hoopla app to download and access offline or stream to your internet enabled device. 10 checkouts a month per Des Plaines Library card. 

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Rick Riordan books? We've got that. Fancy Nancy? Ditto. Divergent? Yup! MyMediaMall makes titles like these a click away on either your computer or your device (smartphone, tablet, eReader). Learn more about using MyMediaMall to find great eBooks. Be sure to get the Overdrive app for your device.

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TumbleBook Library

A collection of animated, talking picture books, puzzles and games. Includes books in Spanish and French.

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TumbleBookCloud Junior

An online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, National Geographic videos, and audio books. For grades two to six.

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Zinio Magazines

Read kids magazines like Babybug, Ask, and American Girl! Read your favorite magazines on your tablet or smartphone. No holds, no fees, no due dates.