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eBooks and Downloadables


Overdrive – eBooks and eAudiobooks

Visit the Digital Catalog and Download Center to browse and checkout eBooks and Audio Books.
    *Sign in before you search to see additional exclusive titles available to Park Ridge cardholders only.

How To: Overdrive App
How To: Overdrive Kindles & Nooks
How To: Overdrive Audiobooks to MP3 Players
Overdrive Video Tutorial


Axis 360/eREAD ILLINOIS – eBooks and eAudiobooks

A new service that offers additional eBooks and audiobooks for checkout. Limit 5 checkouts at a time. Visit the Axis 360 from eRead Illinois Digital Catalog to browse the collection and check out eBooks.
eRead Illinois is supported by the Illinois Secretary of State through the Illinois State Library.

How To: Axis360 App for eBooks & eAudiobooks
Axis 360 Video Tutorial


Hoopla – eBooks, eAudiobooks, Movies, Music, TV Shows, and Comics

Borrow free digital movies, TV shows, ebooks, audiobooks, comic books and music with your Park Ridge library card. Ten checkouts are allowed per card per month. Visit the Hoopla site to sign up and browse the collection.

How To: Hoopla
Hoopla Video Tutorial


Flipster – Digital Magazines

Find popular magazines you can read on a computer or a device with an Internet connection and your Park Ridge Public Library card. Use the Flipster app, available through the iTunes store for the iPad and iPad Mini, and on the Google Play store for Android tablets, to download magazines for offline reading.

Flipster Video Tutorial


Zinio – Digital Magazines

Zinio Digital Magazines are here! Read full digital copies of magazines on your computer, tablet or mobile device. Choose from 150 popular titles, with no subscription limits and no due dates.

How To: Zinio
Zinio Tutorial