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BookFlix

BookFlix

What is it: Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic animated stories from Weston Woods with thematically aligned nonfiction ebooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.

It’s Cool Because: This engaging digital resource for children in grades PreK–3 will help early readers develop and practice essential reading skills, and introduces them to a world of knowledge and exploration. Scholastic BookFlix is specifically created to support non-, beginning, and reluctant readers—it’s the perfect resource for independent reading practice at the library and at home!

Can be used on: PC, Mac, any device with an Internet connection

Resources

BookFlix Parent Tips

BookFlix Titles

Video Tutorial

Hoopla

Hoopla

What is it: e-books, e-audiobooks, streaming movies & TV series, music, graphic novels (eBook)

It’s Cool Because: Items are always available. You never have to put titles on hold!

Can be used on: Apple devices (iOS10 and higher), Android Devices, PC, Mac, Amazon Alexa devices (Echo, Dot, Spot and Show), Kindle Fire (2nd generation), Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV (3rd generation), Chromecast Ultra

Resources

Getting started with Hoopla for Android devices

Getting started with Hoopla on Apple devices

Hoopla FAQ

Libby

Libby

What is it: Downloadable e-books, e-audiobooks, and digital magazines

It’s Cool Because: Downloadable e-books, e-audiobooks, and digital magainzes all in one place!

Can be used on: Apple devices, Android devices, PC, Mac, Nook, Kindle (Fire & black and white), Kobo, Chromebook, MP3 players

Resources

Getting started with Libby for Android devices

Getting started with Libby for Apple devices

Libby Help

Overdrive

What is it: Downloadable e-books & e-audiobooks

It’s Cool Because: Downloadable e-books, e-audiobooks, and digital magainzes all in one place! Check out on Overdrive and read on your Kindle.

Can be used on: Apple devices, Android devices, PC, Mac, Nook, Kindle (Fire & black and white), Kobo, Chromebook, MP3 players

Resources

Getting started with Overdrive for Android devices

Getting Started with Overdrive for Apple devices

Getting Started with Overdrive on the Kindle Paperwhite

Overdrive FAQ

tumblebooks

TumbleBooks

What is it? TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of e-books for children. They are a great way to encourage tech-savvy kids to enjoy reading!

It’s Cool Because: There are over 250 animated, talking picture books! The site also features Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, and exciting games and puzzles.

Can be used on: Apple devices, Android Devices, PC, Mac

Resources

TumbleBooks Help

Digital Library Questions

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