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Especially for K–12 students

Check out the new online tools we’ve added to help kids and families with school at home. Get help at home »

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Ancestry Library Edition

For anyone interested in genealogy, Ancestry.com is a great tool—now you can access this online tool for free using your library card! Get started with Ancestry »

Gale Courses

Gale Courses

Love to learn? Try one of the 375 free professional development and personal enrichment courses taught by a college instructor. Get started with Gale Courses»

E-Library: Ebooks & More


Enjoy ebooks, movies, and more on the go! Your Champaign Public Library card gives you free access to 250,000+ titles via your smartphone, tablet, or computer.


Ebooks by Collection    

Our collections include more than 250,000 ebooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, magazines, and graphic novels. We can point you to the collection that has what you’re looking for  (Hoopla, Digital Library of Illinois, Kanopy, and more). Ebooks by collection »


Ebooks by Device    

What works best on your device? Find what’s available  especially for iPads and other Apple/iOS, Android, and Windows devices. Ebooks by device »


 Online Tools

Get free access to business startup strategies, genealogy resources, online tutorials for software training and languages, and Consumer Reports. We’ve paid the fees for dozens of quality resources, so you don’t have to. Ready to save? Start here »


Need help with school at home?

We know remote learning is hard on everyone—students, parents, and teachers. Your library can help! Check out our new online tools like BookFlix. Read more »

Questions? Ask Us.