Downloadables @ Alpha Park Library

  • Alliance Digital Media Library with the following link attached, http://alliance.lib.overdrive.com/78DB322E-F1E9-49FD-BF53-AE9B2AB4E376/10/50/en/Default.htm

    ADML Overdrive eBooks & eAudiobooks

    The Alliance Digital Media Library (ADML) is a collection of downloadable eBooks and audio books for patrons to borrow. The system is powered by a company called Overdrive. Alpha Park patrons may sign in using their library card number and the same password they use for the card catalog. If you’ve never signed in before, the default password is “CHANGEME.” Once logged in, you can browse the titles of eBooks and audio books for downloading. You are allowed five downloads at a time and can choose to keep them for 7, 14, or 21 days. If a title is unavailable, you may put it on “hold” and you’ll be notified by email. You'll have two days to check out your eBook.

    ADML eBook Instructions
    1. Kindle App Instructions
    2. Kindle eReader Instructions
    3. Kindle Fire Instructions
    4. Nook eReader Instructions
    5. Tablets & Smartphones Instruction

  • eRead Illinois with the following link attached, http://alpha.axis360.baker-taylor.com/

    eRead Illinois Axis 360 eBooks & eAudiobooks

    Alpha Park Library is participating in the eRead Illinois Program, designed to increase access to e-books across Illinois. Axis 360 is a digital media platform, providing libraries and their patrons with a state-of-the-art system for circulating digital e-books from the eRead Illinois shared collection for Illinois libraries. Patrons at libraries participating in eRead Illinois will be able to access cloud-based delivery across a number of devices including iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows, NOOK® and Sony ReaderTM devices, and many more. If you have a library card from a participating library (like ours), you can download eRead Illinois electronic books to your tablet, computer, or other device. At this time selection is limited to e-books, watch for audiobooks in the future.

    Axis 360 eBook Instructions
    1. “eRead Illinois App Zone”
    2. “Axis 360 Printable Instructions” (the attached handout Printable, with working link in brochure)
    3. Axis 360 Help
    4. Alpha Park Library Information – Help Desk 309-697-3822 x13 or alpha@alphapark.org

  • eRead Illinois with the following link attached, http://alpha.axis360.baker-taylor.com/


    BiblioBoard Library

    The BiblioBoard platform features a collection from Recovering the Classics (which features public-domain classics from world literature, with modern cover images), as well as collections from the Bodleian Library and the BiblioBoard Core. There is no limit on simultaneous use; items in the collection can be read by 1 or 100 patrons at the same time. This means no hold queues and no waiting for titles.  BiblioBoard Library Instructions




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