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MON - THU: 10am - 7pm
FRI: 10am - 5pm
SAT: 8am - 1pm
SUN & Holidays: Closed

LOCATION
733 State Street
Chester, Illinois 62233

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eLibrary Basic Info & FAQ’s (coming soon)


Basic Info — (this page is currently under construction)

What is an eBook?
It is an electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose. Also known as a digital eBook.

What is an eAudiobook?
eAudiobooks are a digital audio version of a printed book that “has not” been placed on a CD, Cassette Tape or Playaway. You download or stream eAudiobooks and “listen” to them on a computer or compatible handheld device. They are sometimes called downloadable Audiobooks.

What is an Audiobook?
Audiobooks are a digital audio version of a printed book that has been placed on a CD, Cassette Tape or Playaway. You listen to them by placing the CD in a CD player, cassette tape player or by using a single book titled Playaway. Audiobooks are sometimes known as a Audio CD set (1 Audiobook that is spread out over many CD’s and is most likely in .WAV file format.), a single MP3 Audiobook is typically on 1 to 2 CD’s and is in MP3 format and must be played on a CD player that supports MP3 files.

What is eAudiobook Streaming?
Streaming eAudiobook content is sent in compressed form over the internet and is played by the listener in real time. When streaming eAudiobooks, a web user does not have to download the whole eAudiobook to play it. Instead, the eAudiobook is sent in a continuous stream of data over an active internet connection and is played as it arrives. If there is no active internet connection then “streaming” cannot occur.