places to find e-books & audiobooks

Sora

Use as an app (should be on your iPad) or use it online

These are e-books purchased by our BOCES School Library System. There are thousands of books in the collection.

Logging in is a little complicated,

but you should only have to do it once.

Watch this quick video for directions to log in.

best for: kids, tweens, teens, adults

best for: kids, tweens

MyOn

A fantastic resource that's free for now! 

They have 6,593 books to borrow! 

Here's the login info:

School name: New York Reads

Username: read

Password: books

Open eBooks

This is an app that is no longer on your school iPads, but you can download it on a personal device. 

We will try to get it on your iPads again when school starts again.

 

There is a huge collection, including a large high school collection.

 

You'll need a code and a PIN, and I can get you one if you email me at lcarlson@shermancsd.org, or contact me on the chat.   

best for: kids, tweens, teens

best for: adults and kids of all ages

audible

This is an Amazon company that has a selection of audiobooks that are free for now.

No login necessary

Tumblebooks

Usually by subscription only, these fun ANIMATED books are free right now!

best for: little ones, kids

Vooks

Brilliant ANIMATED books!  

Full access is by subscription, but they are offering a collection of picture books for free now.

best for: little ones, kids

FarFaria

A beautiful app. 

From their website: "It's proven that kids read 5 times more with FarFaria."

Visit their website to learn about the app.

Avaliable on Apple's App store and Google Play. 

Libby

Libby is an app that connects you to your public library. 

Ours is James Prendergast Library. 

Libby has ebooks and audiobooks. 

You can get instant access with your phone number. 

Install the app, and it will walk you through the process.