downloadable audiobooks

Stream up to eight every month on your computer or mobile device! Download instructions for using hoopla on a computer (PDF/Word) or on a mobile device (PDF/ Word).

Thousands of audiobooks are available through the OneClickdigital collection. Use your BALibrary card to create a free account, then start downloading today. Click here for download instructions.

Award-winning titles and best sellers are available for download. Click here for download instructions. Help pages from OverDrive.

Need more help? Call the reference desk to talk to a librarian at 847-382-1300 x3500 or email adultref@BALibrary.org.

New Audiobooks: Browse a sampling of the library's collection of new audiobooks.

NoveList: Finding a great audiobook is easy with Novelist's recommendations. You'll need to log-in with your BALibrary card number.



digital music

Freegal

Patrons with a valid BALibrary card can use Freegal to download five free songs each week. Songs are provided from the Sony Music catalog, a huge collection of music spanning many decades and genres and hundreds of thousands of songs. Pop, rock, jazz, classical, and every genre you can name.

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Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 86,420 albums with more than 1,259,200 tracks, including standard and rare repertoire.

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