Scroll through options to download e-books, audiobooks, magazines. and newspapers.

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

Media on Demand | Libby

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

Kids ebooks & audio

Teens ebooks & Audio

Use the Media on Demand Desktop version or LIBBY app from the App Store, Google Play or Microsoft.


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.

Read It!

Read It! is designed for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects. It offers resources to help build background knowledge, conduct research and improve study skills.

Newspapers & Magazines


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


Read online or download for later.  

Use the Desktop version or get the app for Android or iPhone/iPad.