Kids Online Library Resources

 ICON library card = Open access at the Main Library and Ellettsville Branch or at home with a library card number.

 ICON mcpl = Accessible only at Main Library and Ellettsville Branch.

 ICON reader = Accessible anywhere without a library card.

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Audiobook Downloads

 ICON library card -- Go to the Indiana Digital Media website to download FREE audiobooks to play on your digital device or copy to a CD.

Books & Literature, Downloadable Kids, Teens, Adults

Reader icon -- Listen online to audio books in many different categories: fiction, non-fiction, classics and even Spanish language audio books! Thousands of titles, including selections for children, are always available, and there's no need to download. Just browse, click, listen.

Books & Literature Kids, Teens, Adults

card -- CultureGrams aims to foster understanding and appreciation of the world's countries and peoples with photos, videos, interviews, statistics, recipes and more.

Education, Encyclopedias Kids, Teens, Adults

 ICON library card -- Checkout and download eBooks to read on your digital devices.  eBooks are available from the 3M Cloud Library and the Indiana Digital Media website from Overdrive.

Books & Literature, Downloadable Kids, Teens, Adults
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

ICON library card -- World Book Encyclopedia's excellent editorial content, rich media, and interactive features in Spanish.

Education, Encyclopedias, Languages Kids, Teens, Adults

card -- Free music downloads you get to keep forever--no due dates. The files you download never expire and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions on them. Including Sony Music's entire catalog of hundreds of thousands of songs--over 50 music labels in more than 100 genres of music.

Downloadable, Music Kids, Teens, Adults
Grolier Online

card -- Grolier Online includes the following resources: Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples.  Encyclopedia information on a wide range of topics is available by searching and browsing through these databases.  Please note:  The library's subscription to Grolier Online expires November 9.  For a similar resource, please use World Book.

Education, Encyclopedias, Science Kids, Teens, Adults
Herald-Times Full Text

ICON library card -- Search full text articles for the Herald-Times newspaper from April 1988 - present.  Additionally includes full text articles from a variety of news magazines, including The Atlantic, Field & Stream, The National Review, Smithsonian and more.

Education, Local Information, Magazines, Newspapers & Journals Kids, Teens, Adults

Reader icon -- INdiana SPectrum of Information REsources--A database of newspaper, magazine and journal articles, many of them full-text. INSPIRE can be accessed by Indiana residents who have Internet access at school, home, in their library or at their place of business. If you are having trouble using INSPIRE from home or work, visit the INSPIRE Frequently Asked Questions page.

Downloadable, Education, Magazines, Newspapers & Journals Kids, Teens, Adults
Local Information

reader -- Resources and links provided by the Indiana Room and Nonprofit Central.

Local Information Kids, Teens, Adults
Mango Languages

card -- Mango is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. Through fun and engaging interactive lessons, including some films, Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective.

Education, Languages Kids, Teens, Adults
Monroe County Yearbook Index

reader -- Search by name for faculty, staff, and students in area yearbooks. This database is compiled by Indiana Room staff and volunteers.

Genealogy, Local Information Kids, Teens, Adults
Novelist Plus

card -- Fiction and non-fiction recommendations for a wide range of adult, teen and child reading interests as well as book reviews, author read-alikes, theme-oriented book lists, book discussion guides, book talks, and feature articles. mobile access

Books & Literature, Reader's Advisory Kids, Teens, Adults

reader -- A collection of videos and chapter books in categories which include: Ebooks, Read-Alongs, Graphic Novels, Videos (from National Geographic!), and Audio Books suitable for middle school and high school grades.

Books & Literature Kids, Teens
TumbleBookCloud, Jr.

reader -- TumbleBookCloud junior is a collection of videos and chapter books in categories which include: Ebooks, Read-Alongs, Graphic Novels, Videos (from National Geographic!), and Audio Books, designed specifically for kids in grades two to six.

Books & Literature Kids

Reader icon -- TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books, including some early reader, chapter books and bilingual titles. Also features videos on nonfiction topics and puzzles and games for children.


Books & Literature Kids
World Book OnlineMore

 ICON library card -- World Book Online is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.

Education, Encyclopedias Kids, Teens, Adults