Cloud Library

The library also subscribes to eBooks available through the Cloud Library service.

Cloud Library Basics

  • Download ebooks and audiobooks.
  • Check out items for up to 2 weeks; no overdue fees.
  • Return items early from the library catalog or the app.
  • Check out up to 5 items at a time, and place up to 7 items on hold.
  • Available to Camargo Township District Library cardholders.

Will it work with my device?

  • Works with Mac and Windows computers through the Cloud Library website.
  • Works with Android devices through the Cloud Library app  (Google Play Store)
  • Works with iPhone, iPad and other iOS devices through the Cloud Library app (Apple iTunes App store).
  • Works with Kindle fire tablets through sideloading the Cloud Library app.  Instructions available on the Cloud Library website.
  • Works with Barnes and Noble  Nook tablets  through the  Cloud Library app (Google Play Store).
  • Please note that dedicated Kindle ereaders like the Paperwhite and Touch do not work with Cloud Library.

Product instructions

  • Create a Cloud Library account by selecting Login at the Cloud Library website.
  • Enter your library card number and your four-digit PIN.
  • Choose a title and select Borrow.
  • Select Download App at the next prompt and install the app  for your device.
  • Sign in with your library information.
  • Go to My Books and select Read or Listen to begin reading or listening to your book.

You can also log in to your account on the library’s catalog, browse the Cloud Library list, and check out Cloud Library materials,  then use the app to read them. Once you check out Cloud Library materials, they will appear in the My Books page on your app.

Don’t have a device that works with the Cloud Library app? Check out Web Reading for the Cloud Library.

Need help getting started? Take a look at Cloud Library’s Reading App Instruction guide.

Product help

Still not working right?  Check out  Cloud Library’s support page.

Digital Library of Illinois

Most of the available e-books for the Camargo Township District Library are through Digital Library of Illinois, which is organized by the company OverDrive.

Digital Library of Illinois basics

  • Thousands of popular and classic eBooks and audiobooks both fiction and nonfiction
  • Check out for up to 2 weeks; no overdue fees
  • You can stream titles in your browser or download them to a device.
  • Available to Camargo Township District Library cardholders.

Will it work with my device?

Product instructions

For general Getting Started instructions, see Overdrive’s Getting Started Guide.

Product help

Having trouble with your device and Digital Library of Illinois? Check out Overdrive Help.

Free eBooks Online

Open Library

A collection of open-access, free books by the Internet Archive and put together by volunteers. Millions of contributions have made it possible.

The Online Books Page

The Online Books Page is a website that facilitates access to books that are freely readable over the Internet. This resource was created and is maintained by the University of Pennsylvania.

Internet Archive

Internet Archive is essentially a large open-access collection of books and other electronic texts. This service is completely free and the collections have been contributed by libraries across the country.

Project Gutenberg

The oldest open eBook collection, created by volunteers. These e-books are completely free, and contributed by a vast number of institutions. The project offers over 39,000 free eBooks. You can choose among free e-Pub books and free kindle books, and you can download them or read them online.

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