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eBooks & eAudiobooks

The Library subscribes to two different services, Overdrive and the 3M Cloud Library. Overdrive includes both ebooks to read on your device, and eaudiobooks to listen to a narrator read a book aloud. 3M Cloud is ebooks only.

Overdrive/MyMediaMall

To download ebooks or eaudiobooks, go to MyMediaMall. There is some set-up for your first visit, but after that it will be easy!

To begin, download an app to your device at Overdrive. You will be prompted to get a free Adobe ID. Now you are ready to download a book!

Steps:

  1. Launch your app.
  2. Log in with your Library card number.
  3. Tap Get Books. Android users: Tap Menu first.
  4. Tap Add a Library.
  5. Search for Niles Public Library District by name.
  6. Tap MyMediaMall.
  7. In the top right corner, tap Login.
  8. Choose Niles Public Library District.
  9. Enter your full Niles Public Library card number.
  10. Tap Browse or Search to find a book.
  11. Choose EPUB format to read or MP3 to listen.
  12. If a title is currently checked out, Place a Hold to be notified when it is available.
  13. If the title is available tap Borrow, then Go to Bookshelf. You may check the book out for 21 days.
  14. Tap on the title to access it. Due to new publisher rules, some ebooks will have to be downloaded using a computer and transferred to your device via USB card.
  15. To return a title early, press the plus sign to Return/ Delete.

Start reading today!

3M Cloud Library

Steps

On your first visit, download the app you'll need to the device you'll be using. Now you are ready to download a book!

  1. Launch your app.
  2. Select Illinois and Niles Public Library District.
  3. Enter your full Niles Public Library card number.
  4. Accept the End User Agreement to continue.
  5. Tap Login.
  6. Browse the shelves and categories or Search to find a book.
  7. If a title is currently checked out you may be notified when it is available. Tap Add to Hold List.
  8. If the title is available, tap Check Out. You may check out the book for 21 days.
  9. Tap My Books to enjoy your eBook.
  10. To return a title early, open the book, tap i then Check in.