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New! Hoopla Digital Now Available!

Instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies, and more. Visit to sign up with your library card. Supported devices: iOS 11.4 and above; Apple TV 4th and 5th gen devices;x AirPlay 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th gen devices; Android 4.4.4 (Kit Kat) and above; casting from iOS and Android devices to the 1st and 2nd generation Chromecasts, Amazon Fire OS 5.0.0 and newer; Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10; and more.

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Libby by OverDrive/Digital Library of Illinois: eBooks and eAudiobooks

Requires current FRG Library card. Compatible with Android, Chromebooks, eReaders (Nook, Kobo, Tolino), Apple products (iPod, iPad, Mac, iOS), Kindle products, MP3 Players, Windows

Axis360: eBooks and eAudiobooks via eRead Illinois

Requires current FRG Library card. Compatible with Android, Kindle Fire, Windows, Mac, Chromebook, iOS

Biblioboard: classic books out of copyright and timely, curated collections

Valid for anyone in Illinois, no library card required. Compatible with Windows, Chromebook, Mac, iOS, Android

Searching our catalog

Our online catalog lets you:

Find materials available right at the library as well as some of our digital resources.

Place holds on items not currently on the shelves and receive notifications when they become available for you.

Use lists of our favorites to find your next favorite book, movie, or story to read together.

Use WorldCat to search other libraries if an item is not in our catalog, try.

Request items from other libraries with our ILL Request Form or contact us for assistance.

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United Way 2-1-1

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