TumbleBook Library is a collection of nearly 1000 titles with content most appropriate for those in grades K-6. It includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, playlists, books in languages other than English such as French and Spanish, graphic novels and math stories.
This collection is rich in educational resources such as lesson plans, quizzes, educational games and puzzles related to both math and language skills. It also includes FREE common core portals: a K-5 English Common Core Portal and a Math Common Core Portal.
TumbleBookCloud (TBC) is for teens and is a collection of videos and chapter books in categories which include: Ebooks (Shakespeare, poetry, non-fiction, science, history, geography, etc.), Read-Alongs, Graphic Novels, Videos (from National Geographic!), and Audio Books. Our books feature adjustable text sizes, full narration, and a read-along function which highlights text as it is read. As a subscriber, you have access to lesson plans, quizzes and our Common Core Portal! These features make TBC a great tool for reluctant readers and ESLstudents.”
AudioBookCloud is for teens and Adults – Listen online to audio books in many different categories: fiction, non-fiction, classics and even Spanish language audio books! There are over1,160 books in the collection and we’re always adding more! These books are always available, never on hold, and no need to download. Browse. Click. Listen.
Georgia Download Destination enables you to download audiobook and ebooks to your computer and other devices.
This service has been made available through the generosity of the Houston Friends of the Library.
Mango is free for all library patrons and can be accessed anywhere with an Internet connection. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. The courses are presented with an appreciation for cultural nuance and real-world application by focusing on the four key elements of language learning: vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture.
Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language. In addition to traditional language courses, Mango also offers the opportunity to learn through foreign film with Mango Premiere™ and access to a variety of specialty mini courses, like Pirate, Medical Spanish and romance courses. Mango can be accessed at the library, remotely, or even on-the-go with apps for iPhone®, Android™, Kindle® and Nook®.
Duolingo is the free science-based language education platform selected by Apple as iPhone App of the Year 2013, by Google as Best of the Best for Android 2013, and by TechCrunch as Best Education Startup.
OneClickdigital has the largest collection of digital audiobooks, including exclusive content from Recorded Books, as well as titles from all major publishers.