Our Mobile App

Our improved mobile app will enhance the user experience with convenient and engaging features. Search for the term "Naperville Public Library 2016" in your app store - iPhone, Android and Amazon.

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Highlights of the Improved Mobile App

Digital Library Card and My Account - Save a digital copy of your library card on your mobile device after a one-time authentication. No need to worry if you forget your library card at home as the new digital library card can serve as your card. Show it at participating local businesses for special offers and discounts. The new app will also allow you to view your fines owed, items on hold and library card expiration.

Downloadables – Download best-selling books, in-demand music and popular magazines on your mobile device for free using the new app. App users can also gain access to free online newspapers such as the Wall Street Journal and Chicago Tribune.

Self Checkout - use your phone in the library to check out materials.

What's New – View and reserve popular and upcoming titles using the app's What's New feature. Subscribe to themed booklists and receive personalized reading recommendations.

Free Online Resources – Get one-click access to free premium content and databases like Rosetta Stone, Lynda.com, Consumer Reports, live tutoring and job search assistance with the new app. Search databases by keyword, subject or alphabetically.

Events Calendar – Scroll through a comprehensive list of the library's cultural, educational and recreational programs and classes. Add specific library events to your mobile device's calendar so you can receive alerts about your scheduled events. Search events by keyword, event type or event date.

Kids Corner – Gain access to materials for kids as well as free e-books and play interactive games.

Library Catalog – Explore the library's vast collection of books, movies, music, audiobooks, novels, magazines, newspapers and full-text articles using the new app, which also lets you reserve items directly from your mobile device. Can't find what you are looking for? Expand your search to our partner libraries via LINKin, a resource-sharing system of nine Illinois libraries with over half a million unique titles, to check out materials not available at Naperville Public Library.

Scan a Book – Scan a book's International Standard Book Number (ISBN), an identifier code located on the book that allows you to see if the item is available within the library's collection. Scan the book's ISBN or enter the number in to the app to perform a catalog search. If the item is not found in the library's catalog, you can request the library order it for you.