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Evans Public Library District


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Zinio for Libraries, the world’s largest digital library newsstand, offers full-color, interactive digital magazines. Browse from your library’s collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download. You will need your library card number to create an account.

Current Issues — New issues are often released simultaneously to the print edition or with a slight delay to allow for formatting
issues. New issues appear automatically in the library’s collection once available and are ready for immediate checkout.
• Easy browsing — Browse your library’s collection of titles one at a time, by title, by language or by category.
• Manage your collection — Check out magazines and manage your collection on your library collection site.
• Read Instantly — Read within your library collection on your computer (both PC and Mac.)
Download to Apps — Download checked out magazines to apps for iPad® and Android™, iPhone®, Kindle Fire™/Fire™ HD/HDX.
• No limits — Check out as many issues as you want and keep them in your account indefinitely.


Evans Public Library is proud to be a member of the Illinois Heartland Library System. The Illinois Heartland Library System is a community of multitype libraries developing partnerships and sharing resources in pursuit of excellent service.Illinois Heartland Library System covers 28,141 square miles and serves a population of 2,248,634. There are 545 member libraries: 40 Academic, 227 Public, 243 School and 35 Special.



We’re delighted that you are using the Evans Public Library as your source for eBooks. We are happy to announce that we have chosen the Cloud Library as our exclusive platform for eBooks and downloadable audiobooks!
If you are already using the Cloud Library, you know that it is very easy to use. For those of you who are new to the Cloud Library, please visit to get set up or grab our general how-to brochure. We think you will love it.
If you have been using Southern Illinois Libraries on the Go (Overdrive), please be aware that this service will be discontinued on April 1, 2016. We sincerely regret any inconvenience this may cause. Please be advised that the Kindle Fire works with the Cloud Library, but basic Kindles do not. You may have another device, such as a smart phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer that you can use to access the Cloud Library.
It’s very easy to sign up for and use the Cloud Library, but if you find that you need a little help, simply stop in or contact us for one-on-one assistance.
You can look forward to an expanded selection of eBooks and downloadable audiobooks all in one easy-to-use place!
Happy reading and listening!

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Can’t find what your looking for in our online catalog? Search the state of Illinois and beyond for journal articles, books, DVDs and more.

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 WILSON WEBThe Wilson Web expands the periodical resources of the library providing 100% full text articles from more than 1600 publications.  This is a multidisciplinary database.