eBooks and Digital Media

Audiobooks | ComicseBookseReaders | Magazines | Movies | MusicTumblebooks (for Kids)

Magazines2

Read a selection of magazines online or download to a tablet using Flipster.

eBooks

      

Learn what devices are compatible for reading eBooks: Media on Demand and eReadIllinois.

For more details, read our Get-Started Guide.


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NEW! Comics available through Hoopla.

Tumblebooks
Tumblebook Library: Animated and narrated picture books for kids
Tumblebook Cloud:  Children’s ebooks and read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books

Audiobooks
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NEW! Audiobooks available through Hoopla.

Check out audiobooks with your Thomas Ford Library card to download to a device or to listen to online anywhere with Media on Demand or eRead Illinois.

Learn what devices are compatible for reading eBooks: Media on Demand and eReadIllinois.

Movies

Stream feature films, documentaries, instructional and travel videos on Media on Demand.

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NEW! Movies are also available through Hoopla.


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NEW! Music now available through Hoopla.

eReaders
Kindles: The Library has two Kindles that patrons may check out for up to three weeks. The Kindles come pre-loaded with a variety of enjoyable books. Click here to see a list of those titles.

Other eReaders: The Library also has a variety of other eReaders for demonstration purposes which patrons may use in-house. Ask at the Reference desk and our Librarians will be happy to describe the benefits and drawbacks of the various devices when used with our service if you are considering a purchase.