CRDL Online

Chippewa River District Library has a variety of online resources for your pleasure or research needs. They include eBooks, downloadable audio, downloadable movies, blogs, chat with a librarian and much more. Your access to these wonderful resources and tools begins here!

To connect to our online resources from any Internet computer:
  1. Click on the Connect at Home button in the tab bar or on the Web Sources page.
  2. Enter your library card number as your Patron ID Number and your PIN Number (the last 4 digits of your phone number.)
  3. Click Submit Request.
  4. Choose any resource from the list. Enter your search information and enjoy!
  5. If you have any difficulty, please contact a Reference Librarian at 773-3242 for assistance.

Remote Access Troubleshooting If you have followed the Remote Access Instructions and still can't get into a web resource, these troubleshooting instructions may help.

Downloadable Books

CRDL now has an Overdrive collection of downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks.  See our Quickstart guide or the Browse, Checkout, and Download PowerPoint presentation to get started!

Electronic Databases

CRDL subscribes to many Internet based services that provide excellent quality, easy-to-use reference information. Use the Online Resources button on our Web pages to access these resources and view more information about individual products.

To access these resources outside of the library, click on the Connect at Home button.


Tumblebooks is a fun, educational collection of animated e-books, games and puzzles for kids. Tumblebookcloud offers many read along books for older kids. Both collections are accessible both inside and outside of the library!

(CRDL) offers a Library eBook collection of approximately 8000 titles to its patrons through cooperation with netLibrary and the Michigan Electronic Library (MEL). Most books in the collection are non-fiction, selected for reference use on home, office, and homework issues. In addition, the eBook collection includes over 3000 publicly accessible classic eBooks and political documents.

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