The Library offers ebooks, emagazines, and downloadable eaudiobooks from three vendors: Cloud Library (ebooks and eaudiobooks), RBDigital (ebook, eaudiobooks and emagazines), and Tumblebooks (animated, talking picture books). Specifics for are included below. eBooks and eAudiobooks “check out” like regular library materials. You borrow them for a period of time, often 21 days, but digital items don’t earn overdue fees—when they are due back, they simply leave your device and become available for the next interested patron. Once downloaded eMagazines are yours to keep.
Checking out e-books and e-audio books with Cloud Library & Polaris couldn’t be easier! Be sure to choose “Illinois Heartland Library System” as your library.
Step One: Download the app for your device and log into your library account. You can find links to all of the apps at yourcloudlibrary.com.
Step Two: Log in by selecting Illinois Heartland Library System as your library and entering your library card number and pin.
Step Three: Browse the collection, check out a book, or place a hold.
Step Four: Enjoy the Cloud Library!
Questions? Call us 452-6238 ext 730
Be sure to choose “Illinois Heartland Library System” as your library.
If you have any questions about the new app, you can ask a library staff member, call 452-6238 ext 730, or contact RBdigital support directly at firstname.lastname@example.org