Digital Shelf

From the makers of the ever-popular Tumblebook e-library for kids, Audio Book Cloud contains unlimited streaming audiobooks for all ages, including adult fiction and non-fiction. No holds, no waiting, unlimited use!

Access hundreds of thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks free-of-charge with your active APL library card! Rich collections of current, popular and bestselling fiction and non-fiction for all ages are available. Read in your browser, or download to your eReader, smartphone or tablet to read or listen on the go.

Includes classics and non-fiction audiobook downloads.

Download and enjoy mp3 music from over 30,000 labels including Sony Music Entertainment, over 11 million songs titles, and 18 thousand music videos. This premium service is offered free-of-charge to APL cardholders. You can keep the songs forever (DRM-free) and can also stream music up to 3 hours each day.

New! In light of the current pandemic, Freegal is now offering a full 24-hours-a-day of streaming. Fill your stay-at-home with music!

Access thousands of movies, television shows and audiobooks for mobile and online access with hoopla digital. Enjoy up to 5 free downloads a month. Available to APL cardholders aged 14+ residing within the Town of Aurora.

From the ever-popular makers of Tumblebook e-library for kids, the Teen Book Cloud contains unlimited streamling eBooks, eAudiobooks and even video - no holds, no waiting, unlimited use!

Animated, talking story books teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love! Always available, unlimited use, with your APL library card. Also includes titles in French and Spanish, chapter books and nonfiction readers with narration and sentence highlighting options, puzzles and games that encourage reading comprehension, and National Geographic educational videos.