Directions to access eReads Illinois:

  1. Access link
  2. Create your account by clicking Login in the upper right corner.
  3. Enter your Library card ID. (Contact the library if you do not know your card ID:  Then complete the new account online form.
  4. Download the app
  5. Search/browse for ebooks (on website or through app)
  6. Check out, read, renew and/or return. (Items will automatically be returned at the end of the check out period)
  7. If an item you want is not available you can add a hold (titles will show estimated wait time). You can put a hold on up to 5 items. Once it is your turn to check out the item, you will receive an email with directions.  You can also make a wish list of titles you want to read but not put on hold.