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Our Online Library is Always Open

While we are closed through April 30 to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, please enjoy these free, online resources from your LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library System!

 

Always here to help

Need a library card? Click here to sign up for a library card and have the number emailed to you!
 
Contact us through email about your account, purchase suggestions and more.
 
Check out our virtual library events and participate from anywhere!
 
Need help troubleshooting a digital app? Find help here.
 
Have questions? Ask a Librarian virtually.

 

For Children and Teens

Click here for school and homework help

  • Our Kid's Page is a one-stop-shop for fun, educational resources for elementary school students. From games to virtual tours to streaming story times, there's something for everyone!
  • ABDO is offering digital libraries and databases for Grades K-12.
  • Access to ABDO's resources are available through June 2020.
  • Activity Calendar for children.
  • Amazon Prime Video is offering a free selection of TV shows for kids of all ages while school is out. You must create or sign in to Amazon account to use this service.
  • Audible is offering a free selection of stories for kids of all ages while school is out. You must create or sign in to Amazon account to use this service.
  • The Children's Book Council lists publishers who are sharing activity kits, educator kits, discussion guides, graphic novels, and more are available for free.
  • CPalms: online videos to help with homework in Math, Science, English/Language Arts, and Social Studies.
  • Free Children's games and online comic books through the National Center for Improving Literacy.
  • Gale resources for research and learning for Pre-K through Undergrad.
  • Girls Who Code offers unplugged and online activities for 3rd-12th grade students. Learn coding from the comfort of your home!
  • NASA Space Place engages upper-elementary-aged children in space and Earth science through interactive games, hands-on activities, fun articles and short videos.
  • Science Never Stops with the U.S. Space and Rocket Center is a virtual resource that offers STEAM videos exploring museum artifacts, hands-on science, live astronomy demonstrations and so much more!
  • Scholastic Books: interactive learning resource for all ages! Use password "yellow" with usernames listed below. Service ends May 11, 2020.
    BookFlix username: bookflix47
    FreedomFlix username: freedomflix47
    ScienceFlix username: flixsci47
    TrueFlix username: trueflix 47

  • The Seek app by iNaturalist allows you to use the power of image recognition technology to identify the plants and animals all around you. Earn badges for seeing different types of birds, amphibians, plants, and fungi.
  • Tumble Books offers free e-books for grades K-6.
    Username: tumble735
    Password: books
  • Tumble Math offers free math e-books for grades K-6.
    Username: tumble2020
    Password: A3b5c6
  • Teen Book Cloud offers free e-books for grades 7-12.
  • Username: tumble2020
    Password: A3b5c6
    Access to Tumble Books, Tumble Math, and Teen Book Cloud ends August 31, 2020.
  • Virtual Field Trips for Elementary Students from PBS Learning Media. Use these virtual field trips and short video clips to help prepare your students for an upcoming field trip, introduce concepts, or reinforce ideas.
  • Virtual Marine Biology Camp from Oceans Initiative.
  • World Book offers an online encyclopedia, educational games, and activities for children.
  • Username: wbsupport
  • Password: distancelearn
  • Access to World Book is available through April 30, 2020.
  • Virtual Storytimes
  • Our virtual storytimes through Facebook Live.
  • list of children's authors offering free online story times to children.
  • American Sign Language children's video stories from the Educational Resource Center on Deafness.
  • Dav Pilkey is offering an online series of videos and materials for children beginning Wednesday April 1 called “Dav Pilkey at Home”. This series begins Tuesday, April 1.
  • Dolly Parton is reading children’s books for bedtime over the next 10 weeks with her series “Goodnight with Dolly”. This series begins Thursday, April 2 at 7pm EDT.
  • Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems is an online series of videos and materials for children. Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE each weekday at 1pm EST. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks.
  • Storyline Online streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.

Downloadable and Streaming Entertainment

Flipster Digital Magazines

Kanopy Free Movies On Demand

OverDrive free books and audiobooks

RbDigital audiobooks, ebooks, and magazines

Audio Book Cloud

  • Audiobooks for all ages.
  • Username: tumble2020
  • Password: A3b5c6
  • Access to Audio Book Cloud ends August 31, 2020.

Romance Books

  • Romance Book Cloud offers a large collection of Romance novels.
  • Username: tumble2020
  • Password: A3b5c6
  • Access to Romance Book Cloud ends August 31, 2020.

Online Educational Resources

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Ancestry Library

  • Research your family history with Ancestry Library
  • Search the US Federal Census as well as immigration, vital, military, court, church, and ethnic records. Explore city directories, the Social Security Death Index, and more. 
  • Please note that the content in the Library Edition of this resource may differ from the personal subscription edition.
  • This resource will be available from home until April 30, 2020.

 

Learning Express

 

Universal Class

  • Tech-Talk offers a premier collection of articles and videos to help people stay up-to-date in using technology and become better communicators in the workplace.
  • Member Username: free-learning
  • Password: free-learning
  • The National Emergency Library offers a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation.
  • Visit our Online Resources and access a variety of databases, learning tools, job-seeking resources, car repair guides and more.