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With a valid St. Charles City-County Library card, you have access to free streaming and downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, music, and a wide variety of research resources. 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.

The title you are looking for may be available from more than one vendor. 
Click through the videos below to find tutorials on a variety of our resources. 

Check out our extensive list of eResources. Each month we feature resources focused on a hot topic!  

OverDrive eBooks are downloadable to home computers and mobile devices. Books are checked out for 7 to 14 days. Visit the Kids and Teen rooms on OverDrive for age spcific books to download. 
There is no waiting or holds with Hoopla's eBook collection. Read a variety of books including Comics!

Browse our collection of classic eBooks from OneClickDigital to read on your computer or mobile device. No waiting and no holds.


The EBSCO eBook Public Library Collection has 40,000 eBooks available with unlimited access. Topics covered include self-help, health & fitness, crafts & hobbies, medical, cooking, recreation and leisure, geography, commerce, finance, and more..

Find non-fiction eBooks on a variety of topics with GVRL in this easy to navigate collection. 
 Libros electrónicos, y ¡más! Ahora están disponibles en tu dispositivo móvil o computadora con tu tajeta de la bilblioteca.

Fable Learning provides online texts from authors whose work educators know and trust for Pre-K through 8th grade. Titles are linked to Teaching Links as well! (Formerly StarWalk Kids)

TumbleBooks offers animated, talking picture eBooks for kids. Connect to TumbleBooks on any device that has an internet connection.




Instantly borrow movies and TV shows using Hoopla. Browse from a variety of new and classic movies/shows! 






Hoopla offers eAudiobooks to listen to instantly!


Listen to audiobooks with OneClickDigital on your computer or mobile devices. Find a wide variety of titles for all ages!


In addition to eBooks, OverDrive also offers a wide variety of audiobooks from fiction to nonfiction. Find age specific books with our Overdrive Kids and Teen collections. 






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.






Download and keep your favorite popular music and music videos with Freegal! Choose from more than 7.5 million songs from over 28,000 labels.


Borrow and listen to a wide variety of music from today's top hits to the classics with Hoopla






Learning Express Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks. This resource offers a wide range of resources from high school, grad school and beyond to work place skills. 


Access on-demand training and skill development courses with Lynda.com


Learn a foreign Language with Mango Languages at home or on the go with their app. Choose from over 60 languages with courses featuring native speakers. 


Miss Humblebee's Academy provides a safe online learning environment for children to build kindergarten-ready skills. Parents can track their child's progress while the child has fun learning! 


Universal Class offers over 500 Online Continuing Education courses with the option to earn CEU Course Completion Certificates. 




These are just a few of our research resources. We have a wide range of research databases for you to use. Check out a more extensive list with our search electronic resources page or the electronic resources a-z list

Research your family history with AncestryLibrary.com. This resource is only available within our branches, so come in to see us and learn more about your heritage! 


Researching a big purchase? Get access to expert, unbiased ratings of over 5,000 products as well as reviews, product comparisons, and expert buying advice with Consumer Reports.  


EBSCOhost Database List provides a wide range of databases for any level of research.