BookFlix offers a unique paired fiction and nonfiction reading experience. Animated stories are thematically paired with nonfiction eBooks to engage beginning readers as they cultivate early literacy skills and build their real world knowledge.
For our crafty patrons! Enjoy unlimited access to over 1,000 online art and craft classes with Creativebug. Watch classes anytime, anywhere. Since the classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace. No pressure, just possibilities! Great for many ages.
Search through the library’s local history collections to find photos, video and sound clips, images of documents, and more.
Mel.org Databases provides access to a wide variety of informational databases such as Auto Repair Source, Britannica School, Consumer Reports, Learning Express Library, Legal Source, Newspaper Source Plus, Novelist Plus, Opposing Viewpoints in Context, and World Book Kids.
Download and check-out best-selling eBooks, Audiobooks, and Magazines to your PC, tablet, or phone from OverDrive and Libby 24/7! All you need is your library card, PIN, access to the Internet, and the Libby app or OverDrive website.
Visit OverDrive’s Help page for step-by-step instructions on downloading to mobile devices and help with troubleshooting problems on OverDrive and Libby.
Transparent Language Online provides an effective and engaging experience for language learners looking to build their vocabulary, practice their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and maintain what they learn. With courses and supplemental resources in 110+ languages, including a few language courses designed for children ages 6 and up , Transparent Language Online can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on almost any device.
With Tutor.com students in kindergarten through second-year college students, as well as adult learners, can get help with homework, test preparation, skills and concepts they are learning in class as well as Advanced Placement® test preparation and college entrance exams. Drop off papers and college essays for an overnight review to receive detailed guidance and explanations. Tutors are available everyday from 12:00PM to 12:00 AM(except New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas).
Other Digital Resources
Computer Resources Google Classroom – Need to brush up on your tech skills or learning how to use a computer for the first time? In our Google Classroom, we have gathered computer-learning resources in one place! Typing tutorials, Internet safety tips, computer terminology, mobile devices, and more. You will even find places to ask questions and videos of our previous computer classes.
*You must have a Gmail account to join our Google Classroom. If you need help creating a Gmail account, please watch our Gmail Tutorial video.
Once you are logged into Gmail, click the Google Classroom link above and click ‘Join Class’.
ReadMichigan.org – The Library of Michigan, the presses of Michigan State University, Wayne State University and the University of Michigan launched a regional eBook collection including winners of the Michigan Notable Book Awards and other Michigan presses. The titles are available to Michigan residents via geolocation at any time with no holds or wait lists.