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  Digital library


Ebooks & audiobooks

Axis360

Axis360 features ebooks and digital audiobooks provided by the Illinois State Library

OverDrive

OverDrive provides access to eMediaLibrary, our collection of ebooks and digital audiobooks

TumbleBooks (new!)

TumbleBooks offers a range of ebooks and audiobooks for different age groups


Movies & TV

Kanopy

Kanopy features a wide range of films to be streamed on any internet-enabled device

Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids offers great educational programs for kids including Cyberchase, Superwhy, SciGirls, Liberty's Kids and more. Keep story time going with read-alouds like Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus and Bear Wants More


Magazines & Newspapers

PressReader (new!)

All-you-can-read digital newsstand with thousands of the world's most popular newspapers and magazines in their original language and format. Publications available in Arabic, Spanish, Polish, and more.

How to Access:

  1. From pressreader.com or the PressReader app, select Sign in.
  2. Choose Libraries & Groups.
  3. Search for and select Chicago Ridge Public Library from the dropdown menu (use the search bar provided to type in Chicago Ridge Public Library).
  4. Select the option to Sign in.
  5. Enter your Chicago Ridge library card number and PIN and press Sign in.

Tech Training

O'Reilly for Public Libraries Complete Collection

Access more than 45,000 books and 30,000 hours of streaming video in the areas of information technology and software, business, digital media, professional and personal development and desktop and web applications. (Available through June 14, 2020)


Learn a Language

Mango Languages

Language-learning software teaches practical conversation in over 70 languages, while keeping the vibe fun and encouraging


Trace Your Genealogy

Ancestry Library

Discover your ancestors with the world’s largest online family history resource


For more online resources, visit https://chicagoridgelibrary.org/online-resources


Need help?

Email us at refdesk@chicagoridgelibrary.org or call the library at 708-423-7753