eBooks and eAudiobooks

The Columbia Public Library subscribes to electronic resources in order to supply our patrons with electronic versions of books and audiobooks. Most items are accessible on computers, eReaders, and smartphones.

To make an appointment for one-on-one assistance with your eReader or smartphone, call us at 618-281-4237.

CLCloud Library: eBooks and eAudiobooks!

1. Download the app for your device and log into your library account. You can find links to all of the apps at http://www.yourcloudlibrary.com/index.php/en-us/

2. Browse the collection, check out a book, or place a hold.

3. Read!

To see if your device is compatible consult the Device Cheat Sheet.    ***Please note that as of March 2017 the Nook HD and HD+ are no longer compatible with the Cloud Library app from Google Play, but you can use your device’s browser (such as Google Chrome) to navigate to https://ebook.yourcloudlibrary.com/library/illinoisheartland/Featured and do all your searching and reading from there. Your device will need stay connected to wi-fi to use the browser reading function.

Questions? Contact us or download our Cloud Library brochure.


RBDigital: e-audiobooks and e-magazines

As of July 1st, we have added a great new e-audio and e-magazine app to our line-up!  To set up an account, go to www.rbdigital.com/illinoisheartland, click “create new account” in the upper right hand corner, enter your library barcode and email, then create a password.

Once your account is created, search for the RBDigital app in your device’s app store, download it, and log in using the account information you just created.  Click here for more instructions or to find out where to get help, or else bring your device into the library!