Your library card will give you access to the Library’s catalog, including the e-content collections.


At the East Moline Library you may use the Overdrive app to access thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks through OMNI Libraries!

Steps to download eBooks and Audiobooks on Libby:

1. Download the Libby by Overdrive app onto your smart device.
2. Select Sign Up, and choose to Sign Up using a Library Card.
3. Enter “East Moline Library” in the search box and continue to select East Moline Library as your home library.
4. Enter your library card number, and the last four digits of your library card number for your PIN.
5. Once you’ve signed into Libby by Overdrive, select “Add Library” to select East Moline Library and then Online Media of Northern Illinois Libraries.
6. From there, you may search for and download eBooks and Audiobooks to your smart device. Please stop into the library or call the front desk if you need additional help!

Please stop into the library or call the front desk if you need additional help!


The East Moline Library now has access to thousands of e-content titles through eRead Illinois by Boundless. Download the Boundless App or login to Boundless today to get started!


Kanopy offers access to thousands of movie titles through streaming. Here’s how:

To use Kanopy, you’ll need to enter your library card information and create a Kanopy account. We recommend doing this in a web browser, but you can also set up your account in the Kanopy app for iOS or Android.

To get started with Kanopy in a web browser:

  1. Go to www.kanopy.com in a supported browser.
  2. Select Get started.
  3. Select Find your library.
  4. To find a library near you, share your location when prompted or search for your library by name, city, or zip code. Select your library’s name from the list or map, then click Select this library.
  5. Enter your library card number and PIN or password (if required by your library). Then, select Continue.
  6. Create your Kanopy account:
  7. Enter your name, email address, and password, then select Sign up.
  8. Or, sign up with an existing Apple or Google account by selecting Sign Up with Apple or Sign Up with Google and follow the instructions.


We are excited to share a brand new resource that you can access for free at home with an East Moline library card or through our library’s computers! Newsbank is a database of different newspapers that are current and are easy to access from anywhere. The link will take you directly to the Dispatch Argus search, but simply click on “New Search” at the top to search our other collections – including Heritage Hub to search obituaries and curated collections designed to help you research trending or specific topics.

Access the Dispatch-Argus, the Chicago Sun Times and many more through this free website. which can be accessed remotely 24/7 from any device so you can stay informed. Check Out Newsbank Here. All you need to do it login with your East Moline Library card number.

Comics Plus

Comics Plus by Library Pass offers access to thousands of Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Manga titles for FREE with your library card! All you need to do is the following:

  1. Click here or go to https://comicsplusapp.com/
  2. Click on “Reader Login” at the top of the page
  3. Login using your East Moline Library Card number and PIN (the last four digits of the library card number)


Craftsy is an online resource for all creative makers, where you can find everything you need – from basic instruction to advanced techniques. It’s a community of enthusiastic makers, from quilters and sewers, to cake decorators and painters, wanting to create beautiful things and express their creativity. Click here to get started.


  • Over 1,400 in-depth instructional video classes; covering 20 different creative passions
  • Over 3,500 total hours of detailed commercial-free video instruction
  • Each class includes downloadable class materials to support the video
  • Access to thousands of written articles, projects, and tips
  • Supported Language: English; closed caption available

Qello Concerts

Stream the world’s largest collection of on-demand full-length music performances, concert films, and music documentaries. Qello Concerts transforms your connected devices into the ultimate live music concert film experience. Give your favorite headliners a standing ovation from the best seat in the house anywhere, anytime! Click here to get started.


  • 1000s of concert films and documentaries
  • New concerts added every week
  • Streamed live concerts with major partners
  • Available on all your streaming devices


We stream classic and contemporary features, award-winning shorts, film festival favorites and documentaries from around the world. Explore thought-provoking, well-known and undiscovered content. We work directly with young up-and-coming filmmakers from all walks of life to seasoned professionals paying them for every minute watched. Click here to get started.


  • Thousands of full length feature films, shorts, documentaries and series from around the world
  • Diverse voices, pop culture favorites and box office hits
  • Award-winning feature films, documentaries, and shorts
  • Thousands of hours of commercial free programming
  • Academy Award winning animation

The Great American Courses

The Great Courses Library Collection video streaming service is brought to you by The Great Courses—the leading global media brand for lifelong learning and personal enrichment. This collection includes more than 250 courses, led by the world’s top experts, covering a broad range of subjects, such as science, mathematics, philosophy, history, literature, fine arts and music, travel, business, and personal development. Click here to get started.


  • Over 250 unique courses to capture your curiosity or help you to improve in areas you are passionate about
  • 3,000+ hours of carefully curated and commercial-free, entertaining and engaging content
  • Courses taught by brilliant, award-winning, and trusted experts in their fields
  • Twelve categories for all types of patrons with new content monthly
  • Guidebooks for each course to supplement course material