eRead Illinois Instructions for First Time Use

Welcome back to Lake Villa District Library. Face coverings are required, social distancing measures are in place and a limited number of people are allowed in at one time.

eRead Illinois uses an app called Axis360. There is no longer a need for the AxisReader or Blio app. You will be able to checkout and read or listed to books all from the Axis360 app. 

For Kindle Fire users: Use this link to download the Axis360 app directly to your device.
Make sure you settings allow applications from unknown sources. Settings --> "Device" or "Application" --> Switch "Allow apps from unknown source to ON"
Printable PDF instructions for Kindle Fire


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eRead Illinois provides ebooks and audiobooks. Using the Axis360 app, you can browse the collection, check out, download, read, and listen all in one place. The Axis360 app is compatible with iOS, Android, Kindle Fire/Fire HD, and Windows PCs. 

Get started by downloading the app

Once the app is downloaded, you'll need to search for Lake Villa Library and enter your library card number.  

For more help, please visit the eRead Illinois help page, or visit their YouTube channel for instructional videos.