Need help with homework? The library is here to help you — even when you can’t make it to the library! We have online learning resources, encyclopedias, and databases. Use them in the library or at home with your library card. Ask a librarian at a desk or by calling 781.933.0148 if you need help using the following resources.
With 80 languages to choose from and ESL courses in 50 languages, Pronunciator helps you build conversational skills. Try interactive online drills and quizzes, and download audio lessons and phrasebooks. Features include:
Access the encyclopedia online! Try these various entry points to research in a way that works for you:
Kids InfoBits targets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. The easy-to-use graphic interface helps students find full-text, age-appropriate magazine and reference articles.
Borrow free digital video, music, and audiobooks with your library card. Gain access to thousands of titles – available for instant streaming or temporarily download – and watch on your smartphone, tablet or computer. There’s no waiting to borrow and hoopla digital’s automatic return eliminates all late fees. To get started, simply create an account with your library card number.
Borrow free digital books and audiobooks with your library card, browse for books for all ages.
Trying to decide what to read next? NoveList can recommend titles and authors based on books you have enjoyed or descriptions you provide. Browse themed book lists, award lists, and websites for more ideas. NoveList contains materials for all ages, from childhood through adulthood.
TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
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