eBooks & downloads
Want to enjoy eBooks and digital music, magazines, movies, and TV? Your Skokie Public Library card has you covered.
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. No need to come in! Just fill out the online application and we'll be in touch.
Find thousands of eBooks and comics for all ages through Hoopla and OverDrive. Know a kid who loves books? TumbleBook Library offers animated, narrated picture, and chapter books.
Download PDF instructions and watch how-to videos for using these resources.
Download audiobooks onto phones or mobile devices or stream on computers and laptops with OverDrive and Hoopla.
Download or stream thousands of albums via Hoopla. If your passion is classical music, don’t miss streaming from Naxos.
Read digital editions of your favorite magazines with RBDigital (formerly Zinio). To check out magazines, log in with your library card number and then create a user name and password. To download checked out issues to mobile devices, get the RBDigital app.
Movies and TV
Instantly stream and download movies, television shows, documentaries, and instructional programs with Hoopla and Kanopy.
Acorn TV, a commercial-free streaming service featuring the best in TV and film from Britain and beyond, is available via RBDigital (redeem a pass for unlimited viewing for seven days. When the pass expires, return to RBDigital to check out another pass to resume watching wherever you left off.)