Access summer reading titles on any smartphone, mobile device, or computer!
Borrow titles in eBook and audiobook format for 2-week loan through our MackinVIA digital collection. Follow the instructions below to access digital summer reading titles.
4. Search for a specific title in the search box, browse "group" on the home page, or search genres in Categories tab.
5. Check out for a two-week period and download the book for offline usage.
6. Public domain titles available through Project Gutenberg will open in a browser and can be downloaded in EPUB or HTML format.
Click here: Detailed Guided Instructions (pdf)
MackinVIA Overview - Start-to-finish overview of using MackinVIA from log in to searching to book checkout and reader tools.
MackinVIA Backpack - Use of backpack account with favorites, access to notes and highlights, checkouts, return and renewal, and request status.
MackinVIA Checkouts and Requests - Overview of book checkout and request for unavailable items
MackinVIA Advanced Search - Use additional search limiters to find your just-right book
Borrow hardcopy summer reading books through our local Oxford Library branch.
Students/families with Oxford Public Library cards can access thousands more titles by placing an interlibrary loan request from any branch of the Chester County Library System for pickup at Oxford. Place your request for titles in-person at a branch, over the phone, or by logging into your account on CCLS.org or the CCLS app! Call the Oxford Public Library for more details: 610-932-9625.
Need to apply for a library card? Present the following items in person at one of the CCLS branches: a completed application, identification proving Chester County residency, and for students under 18, a parent signature.
Borrow digital ebook and audiobook copies in Libby, the public library's eReader app!
Download the free app here. Add your CCLS library card number in the Libby app and borrow books 24/7. Get help getting started with Libby here.
*HELPFUL HINT*: Do your parents work or own property in other counties or states? If so, they are probably eligible to apply for a library card in those locations, giving you more ways to access summer reading titles.