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Why do I need multiple accounts for books and eBooks?

In addition to books, DVDs and CDs, we offer eBooks, audiobooks, and online music and video titles. We subscribe to eBooks, audiobooks, and music and video through partnerships with various companies that host these titles. Each partner requires a separate account to use its service.

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Can I return OneClickdigital audiobooks early?

Yes. You can return OneClickdigital audiobooks in two ways: use either the OneClickdigital Media Manager (OneClick’s computer application) or the OneClickdigital website. Using the Media Manager, click the “Return” button found on the bottom right beneath the title. Using the OneClickdigital website, go to the “My Collections/Checked Out” tab and click the “Return Now” button beneath […]

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Who can use hoopla music, audiobooks, movies and TV?

CPL cardholders in good standing who live in Chicago may use hoopla. Hoopla is not available to reciprocal borrowers. To create your hoopla account, you will need your library card number and PIN. You also need an email address. You will be prompted to create a password to log in to your account each time you use […]

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Where Do You Go All Day? Picture Books for Working Parents

Each year in April kids across the country spend a special day tagging along with Mom or Dad as they go to work.  2014 marks the 21st anniversary of the Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day program.  This program gives kids a glimpse into the grown-up world of work, and hopefully instills a […]

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Does the library offer classes on how to use eBooks?

Yes, we offer eBooks classes that cover the basics of borrowing eBooks, audiobooks, digital magazines and more. These classes usually include a brief presentation followed by an opportunity to get help with specific questions.

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Where can I find eBooks on the CPL website?

From any page on our website, click “Browse” in the menu along the top. This will display another menu; please click “eBooks.” Once you’re on our eBooks page, you’ll see links for: OverDrive eBooks and audiobooks OneClickdigital audiobooks Zinio magazines Hoopla for videos, music and audiobooks You can also find eBooks and other digital content in our […]

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Bug Books on Display at Near North Branch

Kids, are bugs your life? Did you know that parasitic mites live on human eyebrows? Check out the bug books on display at the Near North Branch during spring break and take the 2014 Spring Learning Challenge: Bug Out! Children's librarian Ms. Annie will be at the Near North Branch over spring break and is…

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