eRead Illinois

eRead Illinois includes an e-book collection and Axis 360 software platform from Baker & Taylor for RAILS members and IHLS non-SHARE members. Participating IHLS libraries that are members of the SHARE catalog use cloudLibrary. To learn more about eRead Illinois, visit: ereadillinois.com

Biblioboard Library

Biblioboard Library is free for Illinois residents. Access is made available through Reaching Across Illinois Library Systems (RAILS). Please choose the RAILS library to view collections. Create a free account to download hundreds of classic texts to your computer or smartphone.

NoveList Plus

A popular and extensive tool for reading recommendations for fiction and non-fiction. Includes audiobook recommendations.


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