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There are some amazing resources being offered for young people to access so that the learning continues. The library has also rounded up some programs that help with reading skills.
Storyline Online streams video of celebrated actors reading popular children’s books. You can also download the app from the Google Play or iTunes or Google Chrome.
Storyline Online is a program of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation. The Foundation is a nonprofit organization that relies entirely on gifts, grants and donations to fund Storyline Online and produce all of its videos.
Open eBooks is a library containing thousands of popular and award-winning titles that are free for children from in-need communities. These eBooks can be read without checkouts or holds. The goal of Open eBooks is to encourage a love of reading and serve as a gateway to children reading even more often, whether in school, at libraries, or through other eBook reading apps. Find the app at Google Play or iTunes.
For an access code, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and a code will be emailed to you.
Sebco Books is offering access to free eBooks for distance learning. There are over 700 multi-user fiction and nonfiction titles across all reading levels. To access this service, please go to their site . The username is keepreading and the password is sebco.
Children’s book publishers have such a wealth of online content that can be useful year-round in connecting kids with books. Publishers have shared these resources with the Children’s Book Council and are available here. The resources are listed alphabetically by publisher and have a huge variety of activities available.
Mid-America Books is offering free access to all of its eBooks and databases for distance learning. These resources may be accessed by clicking the following links:
TumbleBooks databases are easy to use and fully accessible from home. Read as many books as you like on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or downloads.
www.TumbleBookLibrary.com – K-6 children’s ebook database
www.TeenBookCloud.com – gr 7-12 ebook database
www.AudioBookCloud.com – all ages audio book database
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