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Marion Carnegie Library is very proud to provide our patrons access to a number of online resources! Click each logo to find out more about the service.


Marion Carnegie Library is proud to be a part of the Illinois Heartland Library System (IHLS). That membership allows Marion Carnegie Library cardholders to borrow resources that exist in hundreds of other member libraries. View your account, place holds, search for books, manage renewals, and more! You can even download our mobile app from the Illinois Library SHARE System page!

hoopla Digital

Instantly read, listen, and watch tons of exciting content for free, with your MCL card. With hoopla Digital, you can borrow eBooks, audiobooks, graphic novels, music, movies, and television shows at no charge! Sign up and find out more at hoopla Digital!

3M cloudLibrary

Marion Carnegie Library cardholders can log on to the 3M cloudLibrary using their library card number and PIN, and can check out digital books and audiobooks for free! The cloudLibrary app is available for iOS and Android, and you can find more information on MCL’s 3M cloudLibrary page!

Illinois Talking Book and Braille Service

Brought to you by the Library of Congress, the Talking Book and Braille Service provides a tax-supported audio and braille library via postage free U.S. mail and/or digital download to any U.S. resident who is unable to read standard print material due to a visual or physical disability. is a suite of resources – available to everyone in Illinois at no charge – that supports local authors with online creation and publishing tools and allows readers to access locally-produced content.

Explore More Illinois

Explore More Illinois allows cardholders from participating public libraries to reserve free and discounted admission, parking, and gift store purchases from cultural and recreational attractions in Illinois, including museums, cultural centers, zoos, aquariums, gardens, historical societies, park districts, and more.

As of June 2023, MyHeritage is no longer available.


Offering a variety of great historical content – like birth and death records, marriage certificates, complete census records, and more – MCL cardholders can access MyHeritage completely free of charge using only their library card information!

As of December 2022, EBSCO LearningExpress and LinkedIn Learning for Libraries are no longer available.

EBSCO LearningExpress

Access EBSCO’s LearningExpress and Job & Career Accelerator tools, absolutely free with your library card!

LinkedIn Learning for Libraries

Use your Marion Carnegie Library card for free, unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning, an on-demand library of instructional videos covering the latest business, technology, and creative skills! With more than 16,000 courses (in seven different languages) and personalized recommendations, you can discover, complete, and track courses related to your field and interests.