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, tablet or smartphone.
Please read these handy brochures about different devices and about the different types of digital materials below.
- Getting Started With Libby for Apple & Android Devices
- Getting Started With Your Kindle Fire
- Getting Started With Your Kindle eReader
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 and press 3.
Digital Library of Illinois
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 downloaded to your personal PC or mobile devices.
- Compatible with PC and Mac devices
- Audiobooks, eBooks and videos
- Some titles may be burned to CD
- Visit https://dlil.overdrive.com/ to get started
- 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
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.
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.