eBooks, Audiobooks, Streaming Services
The Fairview Heights Library has a variety of electronic resources available using your library card. Most can be used on a computer or mobile device. If you don't have a library card and would like to apply for a Temporary Digital Access Card, go to our Resources page under the "No Library Card? No Problem!" section.
Hoopla – new!
Streaming TV and movies, comics, audiobooks, and more
Hoopla is a digital streaming service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, phone, or TV. With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately or downloaded for offline enjoyment later.
Go to Hoopla and then click on the "Get Started Today" button to create an account.
- You can borrow up to 7 items per month.
- Lending period varies by material type.
- Titles are automatically returned and removed from your device at the end of the lending period.
eBooks and Audiobooks
cloudLibrary offers a collection of popular new titles in eBook and audiobook formats. This service is available on smartphones, tablets, and computers. Browse titles and get started here. For instructions on logging in and using the app go here.
- A maximum of 5 titles can be checked out at a time.
- Titles are checked out for 21 days.
- At the end of your checkout period titles will automatically be checked in.
- If you are finished early, please “return” eBooks and audiobooks so they can go to the next person. Only a limited number of people can check out a title at a time, so returning it when you are finished makes it available to others without having to wait as long.
Magazines and Audiobooks
RBdigital offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. It also has audiobooks!
Browse from popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. Use on a computer or search RBdigital in your app store.
Click here to browse and make an account.
Music Streaming and Downloads
Stream and download music on any compatible device for free with your library card. Browse through Freegal's vast collection of over 15+ million songs from over 200+ genres. Your library card gives you unlimited streaming and 5 song downloads per week!
Once you download a song, it's yours to keep! Listen to your tracks on and offline at your leisure.
Click here to get started.
Nurture you creative side with 1000+ video classes in a variety of craft mediums ranging from painting, drawing, jewelry, cooking, quilting, etc.
This includes downloadable patterns, templates, and recipes.
You can watch anytime on any device. Catch a few minutes of creative inspiration wherever you are.
Click here to create an account and get crafting.
Belleville News Democrat
Serving Southwestern Illinois, the News-Democrat is a regional daily newspaper that provides local, national and international news coverage. Access daily editions as well as archives of past editions going back several years.