READ BOOKS ONLINE
Tumblebooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love. Read and listen to stories with your child on your computer, tablet, or mobile device! You will need a library card number to access this resource.
Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource for grades pre-K to 3 that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to help build a love of reading and learning. You will need a library card number to access this resource.
PowerKids is part of the Power Library designed just for young people that gives you access to thousands of full-text magazine articles, newspapers, and a major encyclopedia, plus photographs, pictures, charts, maps, and more. It’s a great resource for school research projects. You also have access to BookFlix, a service that allows you to watch and read along with popular children’s books. You will need a library card number to access this resource.
True Flix is a multimedia, literacy-based, read-aloud experience for young children that offers interactive games, author biographies, video adaptations, Spanish translated pairs, digital nonfiction flipbooks, and editorially selected sources that cover science, social studies, and more. You will need a library card number to access this resource.
DOWNLOAD E-BOOKS, AUDIOBOOKS, AND MORE
Overdrive is the global leader in eBooks for libraries with support for iPod®, iPhone®, iPad™, Android™, Sony® Reader, Kindle®, and other mobile devices. It offers e-books, audiobooks, and music—all available on a single website for browsing, checking out, and downloading. To find books for children and teens, select Subjects, choose a format (e-book, audiobook, etc.), and scroll down to see Juvenile and Young Adult options. You will need a library card number to use this resource.
Freading allows users to transfer e-books to a variety of portable devices. To find books for children, select Categories and then choose either Juvenile Fiction or Juvenile Nonfiction. One difference between Freading and other e-book borrowing resources is that Freading titles are always available — no waiting lists. You will need a library card number to use this resource.
ADDITIONAL OPTIONS DURING COVID-19 CLOSURE
Junior Library Guild Digital Online Reading Platform
The Junior Library Guild is offering free access to its e-books. Users have unlimited access to to read books online from any device. There is no limit to the number of users and titles enter and exit the stream regularly, so there are always new picks available.
Access JLG Digital Here
Audible for Free
Audible is making a limited collection of children’s audiobooks available for free while schools are closed. Stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone, or tablet.
Access the Free Audible Collection Here