Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Online Reading & Learning Resources

While your school and the library are closed, you may be looking for books to read, ways to prepare for the ACT or SAT, or other things to do during your time at home.  Here are some resources that may be useful. 

You can leave us a comment below or email us at if you have any questions or need help accessing any of these resources.

We have another list of youth resources on our children's page.  Some of those may be of interest to you as well. You can see that list here

For parents/adults:  If you don't have internet access: Comcast is currently offering two free months of their Internet Essentials plan to new subscribers.  Their website is here.  We are not affiliated with this program, but are sharing it in case it is of interest to you.  

Library Resources:

eBooks and eAudiobooks from our membership in Woodlands Library Cooperative

You can use your library card to download free eBooks and eAudiobooks here or through the Libby app here.

Michigan Electronic Library (MeL) from the Library of Michigan

The Michigan Electronic Library (MeL) has a variety of reading, research, and learning resources for all ages – ebooks, youth activities, ACT/SAT/PSAT test prep, and more.  See all MeL eResources here.

ACT, SAT, PSAT (and more) Test Prep

Learning Express Library provides free test prep guides for the ACT, SAT, PSAT, and more.   See them here.  

Tumblebook Library

Tumblebooks has provided free access to their resources through August 31.
Tumblebook Library - K-6th grade ebooks
TumbleMath - K-6th grade math ebooks
TeenBookCloud - ebooks for 7th - 12th grades
AudioBookCloud - all ages - audiobooks

Learn a new language with Mango Languages.  Set up your free account here to get started.

Additional resources - not affiliated with our library
The following resources are not affiliated with our library.  We are providing them as a convenience to you. 

Many authors and illustrators are providing online experiences - drawing lessons, reading their books online, talking about their creative process, and more. Scroll down to the "Authors, Illustrators, and Books" section here to see some of these options.

You can also take a look at your favorite author's website or social media pages to see what they may be doing. 


Harry Potter at Home here

Simon Teen has provided free ebooks, each for a limited time, on their website here.   

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra provides recordings of a variety of their performances here

Virtual Museum Tours
Information is here.  The searchable list of museums is here through Google Arts and Culture.

Michigan State University Extensions's Family Yoga
Monday - Friday, March 16-20 at 9:30 - details on Facebook here

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