downloadable audio, 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
   
eBooks
OverDrive
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)
Overdrive for NOOK
Overdrive for NOOK Color or Tablet
Overdrive for Kindle Fire
Overdrive for Kindle
Overdrive for iPad or iPhone
Overdrive for Android
Overdrive - Getting Started with iPad
Overdrive - Getting Started with Android Tablets & Smartphone

 
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.
 
Magazines
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
   
Music  

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.