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Fairview Heights Public Library
 offers these links to free ebooks to download to your PC, Kindle, Android, iOS or other portable device. For other digital resources in our collection, see our eBooks, Audiobooks, Streaming Services section.



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 insructions 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.

BiblioBoard Library

Click Here to access BiblioBoard. They have educational materials, independently published eBooks, classics, primary source materials, and more. There is no need to sign up or log in to access BiblioBoard, it's free.

All you have to do is click on the "BiblioBoard Library of Illinois" button if you see a login screen.


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.


Free eBook sites:

Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.

Planet eBook offers free eBooks of classic literature.

ManyBooks was established to provide an extensive library of books in digital format for free. Many are classics from the Project Gutenberg archives, but it is also a platform where self-publishing authors have the opportunity to introduce their work.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.