Here’s a silver lining – Lots of library services are stepping up to the plate and offering free access to their digital resources. Let us know which ones you like best!
JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD – our favorite vendor for kids books!
User name varies with age level: elementary: JLGELM / middle school: JLGMID / high school: JLGHI
SCHOLASTIC – Free access to the following resources through April:
BookFlix (PreK-3) – https://digital.scholastic.com/site/launch/bkflix?ucn=642726498
TrueFlix (Grades 3+) – https://digital.scholastic.com/site/launch/tfx?ucn=642726498
ScienceFlix (Grades 5+) – https://digital.scholastic.com/site/launch/sfx?ucn=642726498
Watch & Learn Library (Prek-3) – https://digital.scholastic.com/site/launch/watchandlearn?ucn=642726498
SEBCO – Free through June 30: multi-user ebook collection of over 700 fiction & non-fiction titles from multiple publishers; all age levels.
Access via this link (username/password will already be filled in) & click Log In. For student ID number, simply enter “1”.
TUMBLEBOOKS – TumbleBooks is offering their ebook databases TumbleBookLibrary, TumbleMath, and TeenBookCloud FREE to all public libraries through at least August 31. Note – usernames and passwords are embedded in the links below, so no additional login is required.
TumbleBookLibrary – K-6 children’s ebook database. Access via this link
TumbleMath – K-6 math ebook database. Access via this link
TeenBookCloud – gr 7-12 ebook database. Access via this link
AUDIBLE – Stories
Audible is offering this collection of titles for all ages (littlest listeners, elementary, tween, tween, plus “classics”). In addition to English, includes titles in French, German, Spanish, Italian, and Japanese.