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Bellwood Public Library
Thursday: 9:30 am - 8:00 pm

Read and Listen Online

Scroll through options to download e-books, audiobooks, magazines. and newspapers.At the bottom, you'll also find playlists curated by our staff.

E-books, Audiobooks, & Graphic Novels

hoopla digital

*** Starting December 10, 2019, hoopla will require your Bellwood Public Library card's PIN to access the service.  For help on updating your hoopla app, click here for PDF iconAndroid or PDF iconiOS devices.

You can stream titles instantly through your desktop browser or our mobile app. Titles are automatically returned and removed from your device at the end of the lending period.

If you use the mobile app (App Store, Google Play, Amazon), you can also download titles to your device for offline playback later, where Wi-Fi may be unavailable.   Check out up to 8 items a month.

Hoopla en Español


Check out up to 20 ebooks, audiobooks or movies at a time. 

Use the LIBBY app from the App Store, Google Play or Microsoft.

How to transition to Libby


Through a service provided by RAILS, every library in Illinois has access to free, simultaneous use e-books via the BiblioBoard Library. Select "BiblioBoard Library of Illinois" for instant access to their collection.

eBook Public Library Collection

Access to high-quality e-books covering a wide range of topics such as self-help, fitness, games, hobbies and cooking.

Magazines and Newspapers

Flipster Digital Magazines

Flipster, the digital newsstand, offers magazines across all of your favorite devices. With access to the top magazines combined with an easy to use interface, Flipster offers users a unique reading experience that can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere.


    Digital newsstand featuring 7000+ of the world's most popular newspapers & magazines.


    • To login, choose "Library or Group"

    • Enter "Bellwood Public Library" and select our listing

    • Sign in using OpenAthens

    • Enter your Bellwood Library card number and PIN

    YouTube & Spotify Playlists