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downloadable audio books, ebooks, magazines & music

With a valid St. Charles City-County Library card, you have access to free downloadable eBooks, audio books, magazines & music. The Library District’s eMedia collection is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It can be accessed by clicking on the graphic or through author, title, subject or material searches in the Library Catalog.

Audio Books
More than 9,500 popular, classic, fiction and nonfiction books that adults, teens and kids want to listen to are available from the library. These audio books can be downloaded to your PC, burned to a CD (if permitted), or transferred to a supported portable device such as a MP3 player including iPod, Zune and others. Audio books are checked out for 7 to 14 days and are automatically checked back in. Download ebooks and eaudiobooks
The library eBook collection includes more than 6,000 popular, classic, fiction and nonfiction titles. eBooks are downloadable to Windows PC's and Macs. Books are checked out for 7 to 14 days and are either automatically checked back in or may be returned earlier.
Download ebooks and eaudiobooks
Step-by-step guides for using Overdrive (pdf format)
Archived Overdrive Guides
Overdrive App for iPad/iPhone Guide
Overdrive App for Android, Including Kindle Fire
Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.
Zinio Digital Magazines
Zinio, the world's largest newsstand, offers full color, interactive digital magazines. Browse a collection of more than 100 popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.
Step-by-step guides for using Zinio (pdf format)
Zinio for Android
Zinio for Kindle Fire
Zinio for PC and MAC
Zinio for iPad

Freegal Music
Download your favorite popular music and music videos! Choose from more than 7.5 million songs from over 28,000 labels.  It’s all free and the songs and videos are yours to keep.

Click here for a guide to help you get started using Freegal.