eBooks & downloads

Want to download books, music, magazines, and movies to your tablet or phone and not worry about fines or fees? Your Skokie Public Library card has you covered.

Search our catalog or download apps from these services:


Find fiction and nonfiction eBooks for adults, children, and teens in our catalog or search directly through 3M Cloud Library, Hoopla, or OverDrive. Know a kid who loves books? TumbleBook Library offers animated, narrated picture and chapter books through Web browsers.


Download audiobooks onto phones or mobile devices with OverDrive, Hoopla, and OneClick Digital or their apps. You can also stream audiobooks on a computer or laptop using Hoopla or AudioBookCloud for kids.


Download or stream chart-topping albums with no holds or fees via Hoopla. If your passion is classical music or jazz, don’t miss streaming from the Naxos Music Library.


Read digital editions of your favorite magazines on your computer, tablet or phone with Zinio. To check out magazines, create a user name and password after logging in with your library card number. To download checked out issues to a mobile device, get the Zinio for Libraries app.


Instantly stream and download movies, television shows, documentaries, and instructional programs with Hoopla.


Borrow a Roku video streaming player or Kindle readers preloaded with best-selling titles from our Readers Services desk.