Spotlight: June is E-Book Month at RFPL!

This month, RFPL is highlighting some of the great titles that we have available for you to download. The website is – then you will select sign in, choose River Forest library, and enter your library card number and pin number.

There are thousands of titles available to download. We purchase books to share with the consortium but also books just for you, our patrons! We have eBooks for all ages in all genres.

Some helpful hints for finding good books:

1. Use “Advanced Search” to find books by subject, publisher, language, format (ebook or audio), and even by awards (try searching for Alex Awards, National Book Award, Man Booker Award, etc).

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2. Within the list of results, you can change the drop down to change your results with the helpful filters of “Popular” or “Release Date” to find more current titles.


3. You can also limit your search so that only titles that are available for checkout show. (So you don’t see books that are checked out.)



4. You can always search for a book by entering the title into the search bar. Here are some great titles that are available to download – just copy and paste!

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Field of Prey John Sanford

The Target by David Baldacci

The Perfume Collector Kathleen Tessaro

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

10% Happier by Dan Harris

When it Happens to You by Molly Ringwald

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

The Round House by Louise Erdrich

The Dog Stars by Peter Heller

The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obrecht

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

Quiet by Susan Cain

Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Little Bee by Chris Cleave

In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

The Zookeepers Wife by Diane Ackerman

Swamplandia! by Karen Russell

Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Lost City of Z by David Grann

Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard

One Last Thing Before I Go by Jonathan Tropper

A Mercy by Toni Morrison

The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal

Room by Emma Donoghue

A Voyage Long and Strange by Tony Horowitz

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

The Magicians by Lev Grossman

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Tenth of December by George Saunders

Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink

Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House by Peter Baker

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple

Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen

The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg

The Divorce Papers by Susan Rieger

The Last Original Wife by Dorothea Benton Frank

The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

I Am Malala by Mala Yousafzai

Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell

The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Never Go Back by Lee Child

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

The First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom

We Are Water by Wally Lamb

The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin

The Dinner by Herman Koch

Divergent by Veronica Roth

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green


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