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e-Books

The DeKalb Public Library offers free downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks to its patrons through several different services.

OMNI offers a large selection of popular fiction and nonfiction titles.

To checkout and download eBooks and eAudiobooks from OMNI, you need:

Overdrive allows patrons to choose lending periods of either seven or 14 days. When the lending period expires, the item will no longer be accessible from your device.

The library owns a limited number of copies of eBooks and eAudiobooks. If an item you would like to borrow is currently checked out to another patron you may place it on hold using the OMNI website. You will receive an email when a copy is available.

Help is available through the Overdrive Support website. For additional help, please feel free to contact the Adult Services department through email or by calling (815) 756-9568 ext. 2150.

OneClickdigital offers a collection of eAudiobooks.

To checkout and download eAudiobooks from OneClickdigital, you need:

OneClickdigital allows patrons to check out eAudiobooks for any amount of time not exceeding 21 days.

Patrons can listen to OneClickdigital eAudiobooks directly from their Internet-enabled smartphone, computer, or other device. However, to transfer an eAudiobook from OneClickdigital to an MP3 player, the patron must download the eAudiobook file to a computer with the RBdigital app, and manually transfer the file to the MP3 player using the cord that came with the device.

Help is available through the OneClickdigital Support website. For additional help, please feel free to contact the Adult Services department through email or by calling (815) 756-9568 ext. 2150.

TumbleBook Library is a curated database of children’s eBooks. TumbleBook Library features over 1100 titles for kindergarten through sixth grade, including unique animated talking picture books, read-along chapter books, graphic novels, math stories, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books, and playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French.

TumbleBookCloud is a collection of eBooks and educator resources for middle and high schoolers.

TumbleBookCloud Junior is a collection of eBooks and read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books specifically for kids in third through sixth grade.