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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 over 30,000 eBooks and eAudios for your use. eReadIllinois uses the Axis360 app in the Apple App Store or Google Play.

Overdrive (Libby) has over 31,000 titles available for borrowing. Omni uses the Libby app from Google Play or 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.

Free access to Brainfuse for Live tutoring, resume help, writing lab, chess tutoring, and more.®  is available to our patrons in electronic Consumer Reports format.