SWAN Libraries Catalog
SWAN Libraries Catalog - Find your digital titles*
Freegal Music - Five free songs per week
Overdrive - Access the full website from your computer
Libby from Overdrive App - For mobile devices
Comics Plus
Comics Plus - Comics, graphic novels and manga
inkie - ebooks and self-publishing tools
kanopy - streaming video
Kanopy - Movies and documentaries

What you need to get started:

  • A device with Wi-Fi or cell signal OR a computer with Internet access
  • Your Alsip-Merrionette Park Library card, beginning with 21145  (except for on, which allows all IL users.).
  • *For each download service, an initial account must be set up before you can check out your digital item through the SWAN Catalog or SWAN Libraries App.

Our Overdrive Consortium is Digital Library of Illinois (formerly MyMediaMall)

  • PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THE LIBBY FROM OVERDRIVE APP IS AVAILABLE IN APP STORES NOW, AND NOT THE OLDER OVERDRIVE APP.  (If the Overdrive app is already installed on your device, it will continue to function, but will not be available for a new install.)

  • Your Libby from Overdrive PASSWORD will be your library PIN NUMBER. If you do not have one, click here to set one up.

  • The Help Page for the Libby from Overdrive App a great way to get started or troubleshoot issues on your device.

  • Check if the Libby from Overdrive app works on your model of phone, tablet or computer: Devices, Compatibility and Syncing and Kindle

Electronic Resource Help

The Adult Services Department offers assistance with these download and streaming sites. Contact us at 708.371.5666 to sign up for a one-on-one tutorial.

Online Tutorials

LinkedIn Learning (Formerly Lynda) - Set up an account with your Alsip-Merrionette Park Library card, and take one of 16,000 classes in 7 languages.

See our Research Database page for Learning Express and additional learning resources.