eBooks & more

Our Library catalog is being upgraded. Some items in the catalog are displaying incorrectly.

Some eMaterials appearing in the library catalog will link to the wrong record. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to fix the problem. For now, it's best to browse and search for eMaterials using the links below. (4-19-2018)


Convenient, portable, available 24/7. Learn how you can get eBooks, movies, music, and magazines on your mobile device or computer.
































ebooks list

Overdrive MyMediaMall eBooks Get popular eBooks and audiobooks in a variety of genres and formats. Read with the related App or read in your device browser.  Learn more about Overdrive.

Hoopla Digital is an interactive source for electronic comic books and backlist ebooks. Learn more about Hoopla.

Ebscohost Public Library is the place for general topic ebooks specifically chosen for public libraries.

Popup Picks is an independent digital media service curated with the best eBooks from independent publishers from around the world and around the corner. This quarter's Popup Picks includes curated collections from the Chicago Children's Museum, Publisher's Weekly, Shout Mouse Press, and more.

eMovies list

Hoopla Digital is the source for popular movies and TV Shows. Stream to your internet enabled device or use the Hoopla App to download and watch offline. 10 checkouts a month with your Des Plaines Library card. Learn more about Hoopla.

Kanopy is a streaming service for highly acclaimed independent, foreign, and classic films. 10 checkouts a month with your Des Plaines Library card.

eMagazine list

RBdigital/Zinio Magazines Read your favorite magazines on your tablet or smartphone! Get complete digital editions. There are 60 popular magazines in our RBdigital/Zinio collection. Read online or download to the App. Learn more about RBdigital/Zinio.

Flipster Magazines Flipster is the place for full digital copies of Time, People, Sports Illustrated and other Time publications. Read online or use the Flipster App. Learn more about Flipster.

PressReader You'll find current newspapers and magazines in several languages, presented in full-page format with photographs, advertisements, crossword puzzles and cartoons. View Tutorial.

eMusic list

Freegal Music STREAM (new!) and download. Keep five MP3 songs per week for free from a collection of 13 million titles and 40,000 labels.  You can download tracks and move them between devices or use the Freegal App.  Learn more.

Hoopla Digital Borrow entire music albums and audiobooks with Hoopla. Always available content. 10 checkouts a month with your Des Plaines Library card. Learn more about Hoopla.

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Overdrive MyMediaMall Audiobooks Get current and popular audiobooks in a variety of genres. Stream, or listen through the App for your device.  Learn more.

Hoopla Digital Borrow from a great selection of audiobooks with Hoopla. Always available content. 10 checkouts a month per Des Plaines Library card. Learn more about Hoopla.

eGames list

Oneplay Video Games PLEASE NOTE: OnePlay will be discontinued May 1, 2018.  Instantly download and play unlimited PC and Android games. Over 1000 games. No holds. No fees. No waiting. Free access to the OnePlay VIP subscription provided with your library card. Learn more about OnePlay.