The Grayslake Area Public Library District provides access to special subscription databases to our patrons. This service is free 24/7 for Grayslake Area Library card holders only!

To connect from home, have your Grayslake library card barcode number ready to log in.

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cloudLibrary lets you enjoy ebooks and audiobooks on your computer and mobile devices. The cloudLibrary catalog includes a broad selection of titles, with the option of eBooks and eAudiobooks. Our largest selection of new titles is available here. cloudLibrary requires a GAPL library card.

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Hoopla is a digital media service that offers tons of titles, which may include audiobooks, movies, ebooks, television shows, music albums, and comics depending on your library’s subscription. Instead of having holds and wait periods, you can borrow titles anytime you want. You may borrow up to 5 titles per calendar month. Hoopla requires a GAPL library card

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Digital Library

Digital Library (formerly MyMediaMall) is a digital media service that offers downloadable and streaming eBooks and eAudiobooks that can be accessed 24/7. Thousands of titles, for both adults and children, are available. These books can be downloaded or streamed to your computer, MP3 player, tablet, or smartphone. All books are automatically returned so you incur no late fees! Digital Library of Illinois requires a Grayslake Library card.

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BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning. BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.



FreedomFlix features all of the Scholastic Cornerstones of Freedom titles online to help students improve literacy skills as they build their knowledge about history and government. Each title comes with related content and primary sources featuring videos, audio, images, and text.



TrueFlix offers the award-winning True Books content to help students build literacy skills as they learn about a variety of subjects. All of the True Book titles are accompanied by related content and primary sources featuring videos, audio, images, and text.


TumbleBook Library

TumbleBook Library is a collection of animated talking picture books for children. TumbleBook Library’s collection includes a variety of books such as children’s audiobooks and read-along books, graphic novels, math stories, nonfiction books, titles in foreign languages, and educator resources.



Kanopy is a streaming service with access to thousands of films, documentaries, and television shows. It includes selections from the Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, film festival winners, independent directors, and much more. 

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