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The Foundation Schools Digital Library

Our libraries are currently closed, but these free digital online resources include e-books, audio books, and video read-alouds. See “Tips for Using This Guide” at bottom.

Free E-Books

Junior Library Guild’s JLG Digital offers free access to e-books. They play in your browser (on a computer or on your mobile device) so they are always available. Click on the logo and ignore the section that asks for My Account details. Click on any book to access it. When you open the book, you can turn the pages by swiping from the right.

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Free access to more than 17,000 E-Books, K-12. Click on the logo to sign up!

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Epic provides free access to fiction and nonfiction books for children, including many early readers and chapter books, for 30 days. Your teachers may also send you links to individual books in Epic. Click to the logo to sign up!

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Read about science, nature, and social studies in your browser, along with short videos, activities, and more. To start learning today, click the logo and select “Learn more and request a free trial.” 

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Online Video Collections

These are videos of picture books read aloud, often showing the illustrations or with animations of the illustrations.

Free website with picture and animated books read by authors and celebrity readers. Click the logo to begin hearing your favorite stories!

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Kid-safe, ad-free, streaming library of read-aloud animated books. Start your free trial today by clicking the logo and clicking “Get 1 Month Free.”

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Tips for using this guide:

SIGNUP: site requires you to register with email/username, password, and other minimal personal information.

NO SIGNUP: site does not require you to register

LOGIN: site requires you to login with your email and password. 

COMPUTER: site works in browser on a regular computer (desk or laptop)

MOBILE: site works on a smartphone or tablet device

FREE: entirely free 

FREE TRIAL: free for limited time (30 days or stated period)