eBooks for kids provide an excellent opportunity to read and share together! Share an animated Tumblebook together or watch and learn with BookFlix eBook/video pairings. And for a night of family entertainment, why not try a free movie download from hoopla?
The OverDrive Kids' eReading Room is a special interface that puts kids books first! You get the same quality and variety of titles that you'd see on the full OverDrive site, but the collection is limited to children's book titles and Kids' search features like Reading Level, Interest Level and special collections (e.g. Harry Potter) allow children to easily pick out titles that they will love to read.
A collection of videos and chapter books designed for kids in grades 2-6. It includes: eBooks (including many Canadian titles), read-alongs, graphic novels, videos (from National Geographic!), and audiobooks. The books feature adjustable text sizes, full narration, and a read-along function which highlights text as it is read - a great tool for reluctant readers and ESL students.
TeenBookCloud is an online collection for middle and high school teens and adults of all reading levels. It includes enhanced novels, ebooks, graphic novels, videos, and audiobooks. Enhanced ebooks combine professional narration with line-by-line highlighting to support ESL, emerging, and reluctant readers. Quizzes and lesson plans are available for educators, making it easy to integrate into curriculum. It also includes categories, such as AP English, Hi/Lo books, English classics, and Shakespeare.
Reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration by pairing classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning.
hoopla: Movies and Music
hoopla lets you use your library card to borrow movies, television and full-length music albums
Borrow 5 hoopla items in any month, everything from current chart-toppers/blockbusters & to classic hits and beyond
Music: borrow the whole album, and listen as much as you like for 7 days
Movies/TV: watch as much as you like for 3 days
No waiting lists or holds; you borrow it when you want it
Save for offline listening using the iPad/iPhone or Android app, or stream on your PC/Mac computer
Find your new favourite new music with hoopla! The album is yours to listen to for 7 days. Stream the music to your home computer or download it for offline listening on the hoopla app for iPad or Android.