Digital Books

The Huntley Area Public Library subscribes to several online databases that allow Huntley Area Public Library cardholders to access digital audiobooks and eBooks from home 24 hours a day - 7 days a week. These books can be downloaded to your computer, MP3 player or PDA device. Many are now iPod compatible.

Please read these handy brochures about different devices and about the different types of digital materials below.

Click on this link to see videos demonstrating this process on these devices.

You must have a Huntley Area Public Library card to access these databases. If you have any questions, please call the Information Desk at 847-669-5386 ext. 21.
 


MyMediaMall

This collection of digital audiobooks, ebooks and videos includes classics, bestsellers, fiction and nonfiction for different age groups that can be read in a browser or for some formats downloaded to your personal PC or portable devices.

The library is now part of the Overdrive Advantage program that provides Huntley cardholders with additional copies of eBook & eAudiobook titles to alleviate long hold periods. Login and look for this logo/icon to see available Overdrive Advantage titles.

  • Compatible with PC and Mac devices
  • Audiobooks, eBooks and videos
  • Some titles may be burned to CD
  • Visit www.mymediamall.net to get started
  • Click here for list of compatible eBook devices
  • Lending periods:
    • Audiobooks: 14 or 21 days, automatic returns
    • eBooks: 14 or 21 days, automatic returns
    • Video: 7 days, automatic returns
    • 5 item checkout limit

MyMediaMall Help | Go to MyMediaMall

 


TumbleBook Library

The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books). TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which have been licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBook format.

Explore the TumbleBook Library

 

AudioBookCloud

AudioBookCloud.com allows you to listen to your favorite audio books with just a click of a button.

Listen online to audio books in many different categories: fiction, non-fiction, classics and even Spanish language audio books! There are 1,000 books in the collection and we're always adding more!

These books are always available, never on hold, and no need to download.

Browse. Click. Listen. It's that easy!

 

TumbleBookCloud

TumbleBookCloud is a collection of videos and chapter books in categories which include: Ebooks, Read-Alongs, Graphic Novels, Videos (from National Geographic!), and Audio Books suitable for middle school and high school grades.

Our books feature adjustable text sizes, full narration, and a read-along function which highlights text as it is read. These features make TumbleBookCloud a great tool for reluctant readers and ESL students. Plus, all these options can be switched to manual so readers can read at their own pace.

Teachers can take advantage of lesson plans and quizzes that accompany the books.

 

About TumbleBookCloudJr

TumbleBookCloud junior is a collection of videos and chapter books in categories which include: Ebooks, Read-Alongs, Graphic Novels, Videos (from National Geographic!), and Audio Books suitable for elementary grades.

Our books feature adjustable text sizes, full narration, and a read-along function which highlights text as it is read. These features make TumbleBookCloud a great tool for reluctant readers and ESL students. Plus, all these options can be switched to manual so readers can read at their own pace.

Teachers can take advantage of lesson plans and quizzes that accompany the books.

 


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library includes 330 complete reference books on a variety of fields such as art, business, education, environment, history, law, literature, medicine, religion, science, and social science.

These types of reference titles once were accessible only in print, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely from home 24/7.

Enter your Huntley Area Public Library card number to access this database from home.

Go to Gale Virtual Reference Library