Kaneville Public Library
Kaneville Public Library
aRead Illinois


Welcome to eRead Illinois!


eRead Illinois is funded by Secretary of State Jesse White through the Illinois State Library.

eRead Illinois is

expanding e-book access across Illinois

providing training to increase expertise on e-books

explore further opportunities for increasing access to e-books through collaboration with Illinois authors, libraries, publishers, and other organizations.

This site is for book lovers, librarians, and anyone who wants to find more information about eRead Illinois and e-book resources on the internet.

We invite you to explore the site and share your feedback and questions with us at info@ereadillinois.com.

Enjoy and Happy E-reading!


Kaneville's Magic Wall

E-Books for Illinois Readers


If you have a library card from a participating library (like ours), you can download eRead Illinois electronic books to your tablet, computer, or other device. These e-books are available in the libraries’ online catalogs. Check the List of Libraries to see which libraries are participating.


Where to Find eRead Illinois E-Books

3M Cloud Library and e-book icons from the SHARE catalog


In our library catalog, eRead Illinois e-books use the Baker & Taylor Axis 360 platform. Different catalogs may use different labels for the eRead Illinois e-books. The Axis 360 e-books are also available through a central portal: eRead Illinois Axis 360 Shared Collection.

Free e-books on the web! See our list of websites that have free e-books for everyone, even if you don’t have a library card.

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