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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

cloudLibrary

cloudLibrary

The cloudLibrary app has a new look! Enjoy easily accessible, virtual library cards, a dynamic reading history with interactive receipts, library due date alerts and more. You do not need to re-download the app to see these changes. See the video below for more details.

What is it: Downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks

It’s Cool Because: There is a great selection of eBooks and the CloudLibrary app is super simple to use.

Can be used on: Apple devices, Android devices, Nook, Kindle Fire, PC, Mac

Resources

Getting Started with cloudLibrary on Android Devices

Getting Started with cloudLibrary on Apple Devices

Getting Started with cloudLibrary on the Kindle Fire

cloudLibrary and the Library Catalog Guide

cloudLink FAQ

Mobile App User Guide

cloudLibrary Support

cloudLibrary How-To Video

Hoopla

Hoopla

What is it: eBooks, eAudiobooks, 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

PLEASE NOTE: Libby is the brand new app from OverDrive Labs. If you love it, you can use it instead of the OverDrive app. If you don’t love it yet, feel free to keep using the OverDrive app, but check in on Libby from time to time — New features are being added every day.

What is it: Downloadable eBooks & eAudiobooks

It’s Cool Because: There is a HUGE selection of eBooks. We purchase extra digital copies of popular titles (advantage titles), so you have a shorter wait time for holds.

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 eBooks & eAudiobooks

It’s Cool Because: There is a HUGE selection of eBooks. We purchase extra digital copies of popular titles (advantage titles), so you have a shorter wait time for holds.

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

rbdigital

RBDigital

What is it? Formally Zinio For Libraries, RBDigital brings you the same great free magazines directly to your device.

It’s Cool Because: There is a HUGE selection on magazines. You can read the current issue as well as back issues!

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

Resources

Getting started with RBDigital for Android devices

Getting started with RBDigital for Apple devices

Getting started with RBDigital for Kindle Fire

RBDigital FAQ and Support

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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