Your MPLD library card and these apps give you free access to many of our in-depth research databases and other online resources that are available by mobile device. Download these apps from the links below.

AccessMyLibrary

The AccessMyLibrary provides you access to the following library databases: Chilton's Car Repair, Demographics NOW, Gale Virtual Reference Library, General Reference Center Gold, and Sources in U.S. History Online:The Civil War. 

When opening the app for the first time it will use your location to determine your local library. If the McHenry Public Library District is not the first choice you can search for the library using the map.

 

 

EbscoHost

The EbscoHost App provides access to the following databases: BIR Entertainment, Books Index with Reviews, and Small Engine Repair. The Consumer Reports database is not available through this app as it is only available to individual subscribers.

 

hoopla

Borrow comics, ebooks, eaudiobooks, movies, music and television shows instantly with your library card and the hoopla app. Titles steam automatically and are returned at the end of the lending period.
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 Mango Languages

Study over 17 different languages on the go with the Mango app. Each langauge includes lessons on vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture. Sign in with your exsisting Mango Languages account or create one with your MPLD library card number. 

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OneClickDigital 

OneClickDigital from Recorded Books has downloadable audiobooks from some of today's most popular authors for adults and children. 
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 OverDrive

Borrow eBooks and digital audiobooks from your library using the OverDrive app on your mobile device.

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 Zinio

The Zinio App is a digital newsstand for magazine lovers. This service gives you access to premiere magazines, easy-to-use features and incredible free content. Must create a Zinio account through an internet browser prior to logging into the app. Kindle apps are for Kindle HD & HDX models only. 

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809 N. Front St. (Route 31)
McHenry, IL 60050
(815) 385-0036

Hours:
Mon. - Thurs. 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Fri. - Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Upcoming Closings

  • July 4, 2016, Independence Day
  • August 12, 2016, Library closes at 12 p.m. (Noon) for staff training
  • September 5, 2016, Labor Day
  • October 14, 2016, Library closed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for staff training
  • November 23, 2016, Library closes at 5 p.m.
  • November 24, 2016, Thanksgiving
  • December 9, 2016, Library closes at 12 p.m. (Noon) for staff training
  • December 24, 25 & 26, Christmas Holiday
  • December 31, January 1 & 2, New Year's Holiday


Emergency Closings

For information on emergency closings please visit www.emergencyclosings.com.


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DIGITAL LIBRARY

hoopla: Movies, Music, and Audiobooks

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  on-demand movies, TV shows, music albums and audiobooks.No waiting, no late fees -- ever! Click here for step-by-step instructions, or if you've already signed up for hoopla and just want to start borrowing titles,click on the hoopla logo above.

 

 OverDrive:North Suburban Digital Constorium

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 Download digital audiobook and eBook titles of popular fiction and non-fiction, teen's titles and children's books.

 

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Need assistance downloading audiobooks or e-books with Download Library by OverDrive?  Visit OverDrive Help for simple step-by-step guides and videos specific to the device you are using.

 

OneClickdigital: eAudiobooks from Recorded Books

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Download digital audiobooks of popular fictionand non-fiction, teen’s titles and children’s books.You just need your McHenry Public Library card to get started. Learn how to use OneClick digital here. Windows and Mac.  KindleAndroid and Apple devices!

OnePlay Video Games

 

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 OnePlay lets library users download and play games for free on PCs and Android devices. OnePlay features over 1,500 PC games and over 500.

AudioBook Cloud

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Listen online to audio books in many different categories. These books are always available, never on hold, and no need to download. Browse. Click. Listen. It's that easy!

 

Zinio Digital Magazines

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Zinio is the world’s largest digital news stand for magazine lovers. The McHenry Public Library has purchased subscriptions for more than 90 premiere magazines, available free to MPLD cardholders. Zinio is perfect for Andriod tablets, iPads, Kindle HD or HDX, desktop computers or Wi-Fi enabled devices. 

 

TumbleBook Cloud

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An online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books!
All books are available with unlimited access, all the time, from any device with an internet connection

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

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You can now do research when you want when you access a variety of reference books on a variety of topics in e-format.

 

 

DIGITAL LIBRARY FOR KIDS

 TumbleBooks

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eBooks for Kids—talking picture books, audiobooks, games and more. For use on a computer or for iPad. New! National Geographic Videos for Kids! Click on "Videos" for a complete listing.

TumbleBook Cloud Junior

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A Collections of online read-alongs, fully narrated text, in categories like Early Readers, Chapter Books, Teen Fiction, Classics and Poetry.

TumbleBook Cloud

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An online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! All books are available with unlimited access, all the time, from any device with an internet connection.

 

 

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Frid. & Sat. 9 am - 5 pm
Sun. 12 pm - 4 pm


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