Category Archives: eRead Illinois

Harry Potter at Home

Today’s resource of the day is for wizards and muggles alike! Now through April 30, we have unlimited simultaneous user access to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in both e-book and e-audiobook formats in multiple languages through eRead Illinois: This access was provided free to our library patrons through Baker and Taylor and Pottermore Publishing as part of the Harry Potter at Home program! You can find more great Harry Potter at home activities here:…/harry-potter-at-home.

Junior Library Guild FREE e-Book Collections

Today’s online resource is another e-book resource for kids up to teens! Junior Library Guild has opened up access to their e-book collections. They have very nice free collections which offer unlimited simultaneous readings. There are even some audios in there and there is no login or password required:…


Today’s online resource of the day is Biblioboard! This is a FREE ebook and other digital resource project that allows unlimited simultaneous access to anyone who is physically in the state of Illinois! NO LIBRARY CARD REQUIRED. There are currently 3 “libraries” you can use,, RAILS for Schools which includes some great resources for kids, and Biblioboard Open Access. Check it out:

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I’m going to try to update our website followers regularly and share online resources with you to get you through all these closures and self-isolation. Today’s resource is: eRead Illinois! eRead Illinois is a shared collection of tens of thousands of e-books and e-audiobooks to which your Schmaling Library Card gives you access! You can visit our custom collection at If you do not already have an account and need the information to set one up, please email Include your name and complete 14-digit library card barcode number in the body of your email and I will give you the information you need to set up your account!