Borrow Popular eBooks

The library offers free eBooks to use on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.  Or borrow a Kindle pre-loaded with dozens of eBooks.

3M Cloud Library eBooks

  • Find 3M Cloud Library eBooks in the library catalog or the free 3M Cloud Library app.
  • To use, get the free 3M Cloud Library app. It works with most computers and mobile devices.* 
  • Check out for 2 weeks ; no overdue fees. 
  • Titles include fiction and nonfiction
  • For Champaign Public Library cardholders

*Note for Kindle users: Works only with newer Kindle Fire.

Get the 3M app
Learn more about 3M Cloud Library

BiblioBoard

  • Find Biblioboard eBooks and graphic novels through their website or via the Biblioboard app in your app store.
  • Click the "Sign Up Now!" link and fill out your account information.
  • Check out items for as long as you want, there's no waiting, no due date and offline reading is available.
  • Titles include fiction and nonfiction from popular presses like Poisoned Pen, Wiley's For Dummies, and RosettaBooks.
  • Find titles by local independent authors through the Indie Illinois module.

Learn more about Biblioboard

Hoopla eBooks and Comics

  • To use, get the free Hoopla app (from your app store) or visit Hoopla on a computer. It works with most devices. 
  • Check out ebooks and comics for up to 2 weeks; no overdue fees.
  • Titles include fiction, nonfiction, and comic books
  • For Champaign Public Library cardholders

Get the Hoopla app

My Media Mall

  • Thousands of popular and classic eBooks, fiction and nonfiction
  • Use on your mobile device, eReader, tablet, PC, or Mac (see a list of Overdrive-compatible devices)
  • Check out for up to 2 weeks; no overdue fees
  • To use, get the free OverDrive Media Console app (from your app store) or free Adobe Digital Editions software (download with your first checkout)

Browse My Media Mall

Step-by-Step Instructions for My Media Mall

Self-e

  • Publish your writing for the community to read.
  • Upload your manuscript and cover art.
  • Library Journal reviews book submissions.
  • See examples by local independent authors through the Indie Illinois module.

Loaded Kindles

  • Borrow a Kindle, pre-loaded with eBooks, for 2 weeks
  • Each has dozens of titles in a category — bestsellers, mysteries, urban fiction, nonfiction, teens, children, etc.
  • Can be requested
  • For Champaign library cardholders

Browse Kindles in the Catalog or on Pinterest

Learn More About Pre-loaded Kindles

Virtual Reference Library

  • Encyclopedias; almanacs; reference books on subjects including biography, environment, and multicultural studies.
  • Over 100 titles, all in full text. Search one book or the entire collection.
  • To log in, type in all 14 digits of your Champaign library card number. (No card? Use this at the library.)

Go to the Virtual Reference Library

Quick Links to eBooks

Link to Hoopla

eBooks & Audiobooks


Link to Hoopla

eBooks & Comics


My Media Mall, eBooks and audiobooks

eBooks & Audiobooks


Tumblebooks for Kids

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