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Downloadable Library Materials

Fremont offers access to thousands of downloadable books, audiobooks, and music which you can enjoy on your computer, MP3 player, e-reader (such as a Kindle or Nook), or on a smartphone or tablet. All you need to take advantage of these services is a Fremont Library card and an e-mail address. 

You can check out and download digital materials anywhere you have Internet access. Digital titles are automatically returned at the end of the loan period, eliminating the possibility of incurring late fees.

If you're not sure how to get started, book an appointment with a librarian for one-on-one training and assistance with any these services. Call 847-918-3225 or stop by any of our service desks to schedule an appointment.

Book an appointment with one of our trained librarians for one-on-one training and assistance with any of our databases or online services.

Call 847-918-3225 or stop by any of our service desks to schedule an appointment.

Downloadable Magazines
RBdigital
Download digital magazines to your phone or tablet, or read them in your browser. Unlimited checkouts, and you never have to return them! You will need to create an account with your library card and an e-mail address. You'll need to create an account online before downloading the app.
eBooks and eAudiobooks
Overdrive (Libby)
Overdrive allows patrons to to read eBooks through an internet browser or download eBooks for offline viewing through the free Libby app on computers, Android and iOS devices. Overdrive also offers digital audiobooks, which can be transferred from your computer to a digital device, or played on your device using the Overdrive app.
Hoopla
Hoopla Digital allows patrons to read eBooks and comic books through an internet browser or download eBooks and comic books for offline viewing through the free Hoopla app on Android or iOS devices. Hoopla also offers digital audiobooks, movies, TV shows, and music albums. Limit 10 downloads per library card per month.
Biblioboard
Reaching Across Illinois Library Systems (RAILS) has partnered with BiblioLabs to offer a free, rotating collection of eBooks to all Illinois residents.
Streaming Music
Freegal
Freegal offers access to about 13 million DRM-free songs and new music is added daily. Fremont Library card holders can download songs and music videos for free to a personal computer and then transfer them to an MP3 player, iPod, or smartphone, or they can download then via an app on a smartphone. You can also stream up to three hours of music per day.
Hoopla
Hoopla Digital allows patrons to stream music albums through an internet browser or download video for offline viewing through the Hoopla app on Android or iOS devices. Hoopla also offers digital audiobooks, eBooks, comic books, movies and TV shows. Limit 10 checkouts per library card per month.
Streaming Movies and TV
Hoopla
Hoopla Digital allows patrons to stream movies and TV shows through an internet browser or download video for offline viewing through the Hoopla app on Android or iOS devices. Hoopla also offers digital audiobooks, eBooks, comic books and music albums. Limit 10 checkouts per library card per month.
Online Computer Classes
Lynda.com
If you want to learn how to use a computer, or learn how to use a specific computer program, Lynda.com has thousands of training videos that let you learn at your own pace. Sign up with your library card (your PIN is the password you use to log in to the library catalog).
Brainfuse HelpNow
Brainfuse's SkillSurfer resource offers step-by-step instruction for Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook. Click on "SkillSurfer" and choose "Computers and Technology." If you're accessing this resource from home, you will need your library card number.

Today's hours

We're open 9:00AM to 9:00PM

We're closed Thursday November 23

Address
1170 N. Midlothian Road
Mundelein
Illinois 60060
Tel: 847-566-8702
Fax: 847-566-0204

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