Fine Free in '23!

RIPL cardholders now have fine-free lending status. For questions about this new policy, please see the How Do I  section, or click the Fine Free Policy box to read our post on this exclusive benefit for RIPL cardholders! 

Digital Resources

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Beanstack

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Participate in our seasonal and year-long reading challenges using Beanstack! This easy-to-use app allows readers to track their progress digitally using their personal device or computer. Create an account to access all the Rock Island Public Library reading challenges.

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eRead Illinois/Axis 360

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Browse, download and read audiobooks and eBooks! Search for the free Axis 360 app in your favorite app store.

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First Search

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Search for full text articles and books around the world. Special log-in required. Contact Reference at RILIBREF@RIGOV.org or 309-732-7341 for access information.

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Hoopla

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App available. Stream or download eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, music, and movies, and more using your computer or smart device. Featuring The Great Courses and Craftsy, Hoopla has a little bit for everyone! Check out up to 10 items per month.

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Inkie.org

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Inkie.org is a tool for writers and readers! Inkie.org exclusively features content by Illinois authors, creators, and communities. Collections include the Indie Illinois e-book collection and RAILS Community Collections. Inkie.org also includes free creation and publishing tools to help Illinois writers get their works into the hands of Illinois readers.

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Libby, by OverDrive

Libby. The library reading app from OverDrive
Download the Libby app to enjoy eBooks, eAudiobooks, and magazines on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
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Novelist K-8

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The readers tool. Find titles in series, authors, audiobook narrators, or books that are suitable for readers ages K-8. Fiction & nonfiction.

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Novelist Plus

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The readers tool. Find titles in series, authors, audiobook narrators, or books that are like your favorites. Fiction & nonfiction.

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Scholastic Book Flix

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Read-along eBooks, with non-fiction pairs. English & Spanish.

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