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With a valid St. Charles City-County Library card, you have access to free 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.


OverDrive eBooks are downloadable to home computers and mobile devices. Books are checked out for 7 to 14 days. 
Guides for using OverDrive: 


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


StarWalk Kids Media 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!






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. 






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.






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. 


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



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.