Subject Guide for ebooks



The 3M Cloud Library is a new way Highland Park Public Library cardholders can checkout eBooks.   Now you can check out a book on an iPad, take notes while reading on a PC, and finish the book on an Android phone or Nook HD. 


HOOPLA is an online service for Highland Park patrons that allows you to check out a selection of digital music, movies, and audio books.

My Media Mall

Download e-books, audiobooks and video. Play them on your computer or transfer to portable devices such as iPods, MP3 players, Sony readers, and more.

Virtual Reference Library

Electronic editions of over 200 encyclopedias and other reference books for children and adults. May be searched individually or together. Topics include: Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, General Reference, History, Information and Publishing, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science, Social Science.


online books


An Ebook search engine to find free ebooks and compare ebook prices from multiple online book stores.

Internet Text Archive

The Internet Archive Text Archive contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children's books, historical texts and academic books.

Project Gutenberg

The Internet's oldest producer of free electronic books. Free and searchable website for over 33, 000 texts, primarily published prior to 1923.  Many can be transferred to your Kindle, iPad, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android or other portable device.