DOWNLOADS AND STREAMING
SWAN Libraries Catalog - Find your digital titles*
Freegal Music - Five free songs per week
Overdrive - Please note that the app has been discontinued, as of May 1, 2023.
Comics Plus - Comics, graphic novels and manga
Inkie.org - ebooks and self-publishing tools
Kanopy - Movies and documentaries
What you need to get started:
- A device with Wi-Fi or cell signal OR a computer with Internet access
- Your Alsip-Merrionette Park Library card, beginning with 21145 (except for on Inkie.org, which allows all IL users.).
- *For each download service, an initial account must be set up before you can check out your digital item through the SWAN Catalog or SWAN Libraries App.
- PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THE LIBBY FROM OVERDRIVE APP IS AVAILABLE IN APP STORES NOW, AND NOT THE OLDER OVERDRIVE APP. (If the Overdrive app is already installed on your device, it will continue to function, but will not be available for a new install.)
- Your Libby from Overdrive PASSWORD will be your library PIN NUMBER. If you do not have one, click here to set one up.
- The Help Page for the Libby from Overdrive App a great way to get started or troubleshoot issues on your device.
- Check if the Libby from Overdrive app works on your model of phone, tablet or computer: Devices, Compatibility and Syncing and Kindle
Electronic Resource Help
The Adult Services Department offers assistance with these download and streaming sites. Contact us at 708.371.5666 to sign up for a one-on-one tutorial.
LinkedIn Learning (Formerly Lynda) - Set up an account with your Alsip-Merrionette Park Library card, and take one of 16,000 classes in 7 languages.
See our Research Database page for Learning Express and additional learning resources.