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125 S. Municipal Drive
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
(630) 466-4686
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Sat:10a - 4p
Sun:2p - 6p

E-Books and More!

General Info:

The Library subscribes to digital apps that you can download to your device or read on your desktop from a web browser. For each service, you will create an account with an email address and your library card number.  

You will be asked to provide your library card number (the full number on the back of your card, with no spaces), and your library pin number (the last four digits of your library card). If your pin number is not working, you can reset it from your library account. If you do not receive an email back to reset your pin, please email us at or send us a message on Facebook Messenger.

Items return automatically with no late fees. 

You will have to place items on hold if they are checked out, just like normal books.

Staff Suggestions

Click here for digital reading and listening suggestions from Sugar Grove Public Library staff members.


*We suggest starting with Libby if you are brand new to digital apps!*

libby ebook appLibby has e-books, e-audiobooks, and magazines that can be checked out for up to 3 weeks and they return automatically on the due date. You can use the app's filter feature to only show you books that are available right now to check out, which allows you to have a better browsing experience. Our subscription is shared with area libraries and is known as "eMediaLibrary". 

Download the app from the app store on your device, or read directly from a web browser

Notes from Librarian:

Axis 360axis360 (eRead Illinois)

The Axis360 app provides e-books and e-audiobooks for all ages in a consortium called eRead Illinois. The titles can be checked out for 2 weeks. The app is available to download through the app store on your device (search "Axis360") or you can visit the website in your web browser.  

 iPhone/iPad      Android      Windows Desktop      Amazon Kindle Fire     

Note: This app does not work for the Kindle Paperwhite. Please view this device compatibility sheet to see if your device will be able to download the Axis360 app. 

Comics PlusComics Plus (Library Pass app)

Comics Plus provides e-book comic books and graphic novels for all ages! Log in with your library card number and PIN to gain instant access to thousands of Manga, Comic Books and Graphic Novels! The app is available to download through the app store on your device or you can visit the Comics Plus website in your web browser.

iPhone/iPad      Android 


This app is different from other apps because:

1.)  There is no waiting! Everything you see is available for checkout immediately. 

2.) You only get 5 checkouts per month. Your borrows will reset on the 1st of each calendar month. We recommend using the 'favorites' heart icon to save titles you are interested in checking out.

3.) This app provides more than e-books and e-audiobooks. You'll also find graphic novels/comic books, music albums, tv shows, and movies!

To access the system on your mobile device, you will need to visit or download the FREE hoopla digital app from the App Store on your Android or IOS device. This app does not work for the Kindle Paperwhite.


Enjoy digital books, images, videos and more from libraries, artists, authors and others from your community and around the world.

Once you create an account (no library card needed), you will be able to access the sub-boards of (self-published titles), Biblioboard Open Access, and Rails for Schools. All of these platforms provide unique curations from history to children's learning materials to indie published titles. Explore now!

Visit this website to get started: or download the app "Biblioboard" from the app store. 

For Indie Illinois Author Collection, click here:

For RAILS Community Collection, click here: 

tumblebooksTumble books

The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, and Tumble Puzzles & Games.

Some popular authors who are featured are Robert Munsch, Kate DiCamillo, and Doreen Cronin. New books, both fiction and nonfiction, are being added everyday, so make sure to check the site often! 

If you're asked to enter login information, please use this:   
Username:         sugargrovepl   
Password:          libra   
After you're logged in, you will be asked to enter your library card number