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Libby, Digital Library of Illinois, OverDrive logos

Go to LIBBY / OVERDRIVE / DLIL
https://nsls.overdrive.com/nsls-lakeforest/content

What you can do with it

Borrow from a vast collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines.

User Guides

Getting Started with the Libby app

How to Download eBooks to a Kindle

Amount

  • 10 eBook/eAudiobook checkouts at a time
  • No limit on eMagazines

Loan Period

7, 14, or 21 days (you choose in Settings or when checking out an item)

How to access

App available, search for "libby" or "overdrive" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets, Kindle Fire, Nook ... just install the app
Works on Kindle eInk readers ... just choose Kindle format when checking out an item
Read or listen to titles on a computer with an internet browser: dlil.info or lakeforestlibrary.org/dlil
Cloud Library logo

Go to CLOUDLIBRARY
https://ebook.yourcloudlibrary.com/library/lakeforestlibrary/Featured

What you can do with it

Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks, especially new and recently published titles.

User Guide

Getting Started with the cloudLibrary app

Amount

5 checkouts at a time

Loan Period

2 weeks

How to access

App available, search for "cloudlibrary" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets, Kindle Fire, Nook ... just install the app
Works in computer browser
No, does not work on Kindle eInk reader
Hoopla logo

Go to HOOPLA
https://www.hoopladigital.com

What you can do with it

Borrow and stream movies, music, eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, and TV shows.

User Guide

Getting Started with the Hoopla app

Amount

  • 7 Instant Borrows per month (total for Hoopla plus Hoopla Kids Mode)
  • Use a single borrow to get a BingePass which gives you unlimited access to select streaming content for 7 days (such as eMagazines, The Great Courses, or Curiosity Stream documentaries): hoopladigital.com/browse/binge
  • Bonus Borrows are a curated collection of popular titles available for unlimited borrowing without using up your monthly borrow limits

Loan Period

3 weeks for eBooks, eAudiobooks, and Comics
3 days for Movies and TV shows
1 week for Music

How to access

App available, search for "hoopla" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets ... just install the app
Works in computer browser
Works with Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, and Roku

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Hoopla logo

Go to HOOPLA
https://www.hoopladigital.com

What you can do with it

Borrow and stream movies, music, eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, and TV shows.

User Guide

Getting Started with the Hoopla app

Amount

  • 7 Instant Borrows per month (total for Hoopla plus Hoopla Kids Mode)
  • Use a single borrow to get a BingePass which gives you unlimited access to select streaming content for 7 days (such as eMagazines, The Great Courses, or Curiosity Stream documentaries): hoopladigital.com/browse/binge
  • Bonus Borrows are a curated collection of popular titles available for unlimited borrowing without using up your monthly borrow limits

Loan Period

3 weeks for eBooks, eAudiobooks, and Comics
3 days for Movies and TV shows
1 week for Music

How to access

App available, search for "hoopla" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets ... just install the app
Works in computer browser
Works with Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, and Roku
Kanopy Video

Go to KANOPY
https://lakeforestlibrary.kanopy.com

What you can do with it

Watch a wide range of on-demand streaming videos including selections from the Criterion Collection, foreign films, classic cinema, documentaries, and more.

User Guide

Getting Started with the Kanopy app

Amount

10 per month (total for Kanopy plus Kanopy Kids)

How to access

App available, search for "kanopy" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets ... just install the app
Works in computer browser
Works with Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, and Roku