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eBooks for Youth

We have several collections of ebooks for younger readers – Tumblebooks, OMNI, and eRead Illinois. Tumblebooks is for toddlers through 6th grade. OMNI and eRead Illinois have books for Pre-K through the teen years. They also have eaudio books for this age group. Periodically check all three collections for new ebooks and eaudios.

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of ebooks for children with animated, talking picture books; read-along picture chapter books and more. Working with the Peru Elementary School District, TumbleBookLibrary is available to Peru Library patrons. Internet access is needed to use.

Overdrive - Omni catalog

OMNI (Overdrive) has children’s books available for borrowing. With OMNI borrow up to 5 eBooks and/or eAudios at a time, with a maximum of 12 per week. To use Omni, download the Libby app from the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.

eRead Illinois also has children’s eBooks and eAudios. You may borrow 5 books at a time and have 5 outstanding holds from eRead Illinois. Download eReadIllinois’ app – the Boundless app in the Apple App Store or Google Play.