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eBooks & More

Download free library eBooks and audiobooks to your own device using two different services--3M Cloud Library and My Media Mall (from Overdrive). You’ll never get a late fee and you can do it from home (or anywhere you have an Internet connection).
 

My Media Mall (from Overdrive)

My Media Mall offers thousands of eBooks and audiobooks for all ages that can be downloaded to your computer, eReader, tablet, smart phone, mp3 player or other device. Browse the collection through the My Media Mall  website or get started with the easy-to-use Overdrive Media Console app. (Users of older Kindle eReaders or audiobook lovers will need to use this collection.) 

Downloading eBooks & Audiobooks from My Media Mall

 

3M Cloud Library

You’ll find 3M eBooks conveniently located in the library's CU Catalog  or by using the 3M Cloud Library app. This growing collection of bestselling fiction, non-fiction and Young Adult eBooks is easy to check out and can be read using the 3M Cloud Library app.  (You can use your Kindle Fire with this collection.)

 

Get started

  • Login to My Media Mall or 3M Cloud Library with your Urbana Free Library card and PIN number (usually the last 4 digits of your phone number).
  • Both My Media Mall and 3M Cloud Library permit users to download five items and put seven more on hold. 
  • Choose your own loan periods with My Media Mall or check out eBooks for two weeks with 3M Cloud Library. Titles automatically expire on their due date.

Questions?  You can call Adult Services for help at 217-367-4405 or stop by the reference desk to find out more.

 

Take a look at these other sources for free eBooks and Audio

Project Gutenberg offers over 45,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub books, free Kindle books and download them or read them online.

Internet Archives Digital Book Collections offer over 6,000,000 fully accessible public domain eBooks

Libravox offers free public domain audio books read by volunteers from around the world.

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