PARKING LOT CONSTRUCTION
Starting Wednesday and continuing through Friday, the Library’s parking lot will have some areas under construction. At times, construction could block off the book drop or the curbside pickup area. The Library is still open and available for patrons to visit. The parking lot is still open.
Download & Stream
These children's fiction and nonfiction pairings are designed to strengthen early literacy skills while exposing young learners to real world concepts. With colorful animation, rich audio, and interactive games, BookFlix is a perfect tool to engage and support beginning readers. Online tutorials available.
Digital Library of Illinois
Browse and download best-selling eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines from Overdrive's collection in Digital Library of Illinois. Check out full-color, full-page issues of thousands of magazines. Use your computer, tablet, or mobile device to enjoy these titles. Set up an account and sign in with your Bloomington Library card. If you have questions, stop by the Adult Services Desk, call us at 309-828-6091, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
eBooks from EBSCO
Patrons needing sources for research papers or finding current information about topics in the news will find eLibrary is a useful place to start. This resource offers a comprehensive collection of magazines, newspapers, books, video, audio, and weblinks that will connect patrons to needed information.
Instantly borrow eAudiobooks, eBooks, comics, graphic novels, movies, TV shows, and music. Patrons can check out up to 10 Hoopla titles per month. All titles are always available; you never have to place a hold. Hoopla can be accessed on multiple devices including smart phones, tablets, Roku, FireTV, AndroidTV, Chromecast, AppleTV, and more. Online tutorials available.
Information Technology Collection (eBook Central)
Access nearly 7,000 eBooks with information about computer science, business, technology, and programming through Information technology Collection (eBook Central). Books can be read in a browser or downloaded to be read offline.
Stream thousands of films, documentaries, and television shows with Kanopy. Included are selections from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, film festival winners, independent directors, and more. Patrons can check out up to 10 Kanopy titles each month though The Great Courses do not count against the 10-item limit. All titles are always available; you never have to place a hold. Online tutorials available.
Emphasizing the latest STEM thinking and Next Generation Science Standards, ScienceFlix is transforming the way students access science topics, acquire scientific knowledge, and build an abiding interest in science, technology, and engineering.
The TumbleBook Library contains a collection of animated, talking picture books, as well as TumblePuzzles, TumbleQuizzes, and TumbleResources for teachers. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which TumbleBooks licenses from children's book publishers and converts to the TumbleBook format. Online tutorials available.