Downloadable Books & Audiobooks

Digital Library of Illinois / Libby

Digital Library of Illinois (Formerly MyMediaMall) is a collection of e-books and e-audiobooks available to Wilmette and Kenilworth residents. Content is checked out for up to 21 days and returns itself when the time elapses. Content is delivered to computers, e-readers, Kindles, and smartphones/tablets using the Libby app.

DLIL - Tutorial

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library offers you a collection of premier reference books on a variety of topics that you can view and search online. This is a great resource for school work, school projects, or general knowledge. Valid Wilmette or Kenilworth library card required.

Gale Virtual Reference Library - Tutorial


Hoopla, though primarily a collection of media streaming/downloads, has a robust collection of e-books, e-audibooks, and graphic novels. Patrons with valid Wilmette or Kenilworth library cards can borrow up to 10 items a month. Content is streamed to computers or downloaded to devices with the Hoopla app.

Hoopla - Tutorial


TumbleBooks is a streaming e-book service for children. Many picture books include narration and animation, making them especially appropriate for pre-readers, beginning readers, and English language learners. Other features include Spanish and French language materials, educational videos, and puzzles. Access with a Wilmette or Kenilworth library card.

Tumblebooks - Tutorial

  • Novelist Plus



    Use Novelist Plus to find book recommendations, series information, and readalikes. Accessible from home with your Wilmette or Kenilworth library card.


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