Subject Guide for ebooks


Virtual Reference Library

Suite of “reference” ebooks arranged by subject: Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, General Reference, History, Information & Publishing, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation & World, Religion, Science, Social Science, and Technology.



Cloud Library

Cloud Library is a new way Highland Park Public Library cardholders can checkout eBooks.   Now you can check out a book on an iPad, take notes while reading on a PC, and finish the book on an Android phone or Nook HD. 


HOOPLA is an online service for Highland Park patrons that allows you to check out a selection of digital music, movies, and audio books.

My Media Mall

Download e-books, audiobooks and video. Play them on your computer or transfer to portable devices such as iPods, MP3 players, Sony readers, and more.


An online collection of talking books, puzzles, and games for kids.

online books

Internet Text Archive

The Internet Archive Text Archive contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children's books, historical texts and academic books.

Project Gutenberg

The Internet's oldest producer of free electronic books. Free and searchable website for over 33, 000 texts, primarily published prior to 1923.  Many can be transferred to your Kindle, iPad, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android or other portable device.