Virtual Resources

Your Library 24/7

Online databases, resources, materials and more. Tolono Public Cardholders have access to all the resources on this page for free (provided by the TPLD). From free e-books to World Book Online, the Tolono Public Library has you covered! All you need is your library card number and your pin # (last 4 digits of your phone number) to get started! If you experience trouble or have questions, please contact Reminder: We are a part of the “Illinois Heartland Library System”.

eBooks, eAudiobooks & eMagazines

Digital Library of Illinois

Getting Started with OverDrive (Video Walkthrough)

Libby, by Overdrive is a free app where you can borrow ebooks, eaudiobooks, and digital magazines from your public library. You can stream books with Wi-Fi or mobile data, or download them for offline use and read anytime, anywhere. All you need to get started is a library card.

Libby App Instructions
Meet Libby (Video Walkthrough)
Enjoying Magazines Using Libby (Video Walkthrough)

cloud library icon

CloudLibrary makes it easy to discover the content you want to read. Whether on the web, a tablet, or your mobile device, you can browse digital shelves of eBooks and eAudiobooks. In the third box, select “Illinois Heartland Library System.”


(Click on the “Sign In” button, then click on “Library Card Log In” to enter your barcode)

Career & Resumes


Child’s Play

Early World of Learning
World Book Kids

Journals & Newspapers


World Book Encyclopedia

World Book Student
World Book Advanced

World Book Discover