Digital Resources for Cardholders

Because many of us are spending unexpected time at home, here are ways you can use your Skokie Public Library card to stay engaged and entertained.

Don't have a library card? During our temporary closure due to COVID-19, we can email you a library card number so that you can use all of our online resources. Just fill out the online application and we'll be in touch.

We are working on creating other digital options via social media and will update this list as they become available. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube for up-to-date posts.

Enjoy eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, TV shows, and movies

Cardholders of all ages have a few options when it comes to reading and watching. 
Check out all of our digital material options.

Work on learning a new language or enhancing ESL communication

Cardholders have access to Mango Languages, which has lessons in more than 60 languages, including English. 

Access Mango Languages (you will need your library card number)
Mango Languages also has a mobile app option, for both Android and iOS.

Teach and entertain kids

Kanopy is currently offering unlimited views for KanopyKids, which includes storytime videos, educational videos, TV shows, and movies.
Access Kanopy Kids (click “Access Kanopy Kids” in the top menu)

We also offer access to educational resources that help with reading, researching new topics, and discovering new books to read based on previously read books.
Review all of our digital resources for kids.

Learn a new skill

Whether you want to brush up on technology skills, work on professional development, or get in touch with your crafty side, we have online resources available. has thousands of step-by-step video tutorials for a wide range of topics, such as software, marketing, business, and technology. includes more than 1,000 videos on web design, coding, business, and much more. 

Creativebug is a new resource, where you can find award-winning videos on all types of crafts, from watercolor to quilting and more. 

View all digital resources.