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 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, don’t miss streaming the Naxos Music Library. We also have Naxos Jazz and Music Online for jazz, Americana, and world music.


Read digital editions of your favorite magazines on your tablet or phone with Zinio. To check out magazines, first connect to Zinio with your library card and then create an account. To download and read magazines, use the Zinio app for mobile devices or Zinio Reader for your Mac or PC.


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.