Are you an author? Do you want to self-publish your book? The Library has the tools to help you create, share, and promote your book. Use the links below to publish the next great American novel!


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Get your novel, memoir, poetry collection, children's book and more in eBook and print-ready formats? Pressbooks is an easy-to-use online tool that allows you to create professional quality versions of your book in ePUB, MOBI, PDF and more.

Start with Pressbooks          Instructions(pdf)          Video Tutorial

printer PUBLISH

Indie Author Project (IAP)

Build your readership through the Indie Author Project (IAP). Once you submit, your book will be available to readers throughout Illinois. All submissions are eligible to be chosen for IAP Select, which pays royalties to authors for sales with our ebook partners like OverDrive, cloudLibrary, axis360, and more.

Submit to IAP          Video Tutorial          Is IAP Right for Me (pdf)

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Enjoy great reads from local authors in this digital ebook collection. Check out eerie mysteries, alluring romances, reflective memoirs, local histories, fun children's books and so much more in Indie Illinois. Start reading today to find your next favorite book! An app is available for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire.

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Showcase and curate digital media such as art, music and photography. Explore the Library's first project: a Local History Collection in celebration of the Village of Brookfield's 125th Anniversary.

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