Lightbox is a digital resource provided to patrons by Gale Free library. It is free to use. Lightbox features interactive/animated books on topics in science, social studies, and language arts, and also features many titles in Spanish. Each book includes supportive activities, curriculum support, quiz and key word resources, and more!
AV2 is a digital resource provided to patrons by Gale Free library. It is free to use. AV2 features over a hundred titles available in 10+ languages, on topics geared toward grades K-2. Includes a "read to me" audio feature in all available languages.
Download the Libby App free from the Apple or Google Play store to borrow e-books and e-audio from your library. This app allows you to access e-books and e-audio across your devices. Or browse the CW MARS Overdrive Kids collection in your browser.
To get started, simply enter your home library and card number and follow Libby's instructions, or sign in using the same information in Overdrive. There are potential wait times on e-books and e-audio (just like other library materials), but don't worry, as soon as your materials are ready Libby/Overdrive will let you know!
Never used Libby/Overdrive before and unsure how it works? Check out this quick "how to" video that will guide you through the simple steps, to get you started.
Kanopy Kids highlights films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop empathy, mindfulness, and self-esteem through entertaining and educational videos. Like Kanopy’s main catalog, all children’s content is available for free with a public library card. With the launch of Kanopy Kids, Kanopy expands its mission to provide thoughtful entertainment to everyone, from young students to lifelong learners. Kanopy Kids features approximately 500 children’s titles at launch, with more than 100 to be added each month.
Parents can trust in a curated selection of educational and enriching videos on Kanopy Kids with developmentally appropriate, age-based ratings from Common Sense Media, as well as additional parental controls to keep kids safe. Kanopy Kids categories include TV series, learning languages, animated storybooks, Anime favorites, classic films and movies for the whole family.