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The Library’s collection of downloadable eBooks for kids just grew larger. Perfect for travel, the beach, or extra innings of big sib’s game, these books won’t get lost, ripped, wet, or chewed up. Titles may be downloaded to iPads, Kindles, even smartphones and are yours (and theirs) for up to 2 weeks. Then they return themselves…Sweet.
The new Kids eBook portal is easier to navigate with larger book covers, subject headings, even reading levels to discover that perfect eBook. Grownups can feel confident that eBooks from this site are all kid-friendly.
Meet OneClickDigital, a new library of eAudiobooks, including classics and selections for children and young adults. Patrons have free access to eAudio at home, in the library, or on the go. Many titles are unlimited, so no holds and you can read along with your buddies. OneClickDigital is compatible with all popular listening devices, and mobile apps are available for the iPhone®, Android™, and Kindle Fire
The June Challenge is on. The more eBooks/eAudio you check out, the better the chances of winning new titles for our eLibrary. Simply keep your Bookshelf filled with eBooks all month long and read on!
Finding, downloading and reading eBooks (and eAudio) just got MUCH easier. Our eBook partner, OverDrive, recently unveiled its Next Generation website. This new platform features:
Celebrate this most wondrous time of the year with titles from the most prestigious children’s literature awards. Convenient library catalog links to the 2014 Newbery and Caldecott winners are underlined in blue. You’re welcome.
27 January 2014, PHILADELPHIA — The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and young adults – including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards – at its Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia.
A list of all the 2014 award winners follows: