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Digital Collections


Peru Library offers patrons several collections for borrowing eBooks and eAudiobooks; eRead Illinois, OMNI (Overdrive), and Tumblebooks. To access the eRead Illinois and OMNI collections, you need the barcode and PIN from your Peru library card to use either collection. For Tumblebooks, access their site through the library’s website.

eRead Illinois has nearly 57,000 ebooks and eaudiobooks for your use. eRead Illinois uses the Axis360 app available for free in the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Omni, aka Overdrive or Libby has over 66,000 ebooks, eaudiobooks, and videos available for borrowing. Omni uses the Libby app free from Google Play and the Apple App Store.

TumbleBookLibrary has ebooks for children. Made available through the Peru Elementary School District, TumbleBookLibrary.


These research databases are available at home, at the library, and on the go. To access them you need your Peru library card number and your PIN. The PIN is the last four digits of your library card number. If you live in Peru but don’t have a Peru Library card, you can request a digital access card to use these databases.

The MyHeritage database has billions of Family History and Genealogy records and millions of family trees.®  is available to our patrons in electronic Consumer Reports format.