Summer 2020 Online Resources

There is something for everyone in the Nebraska OverDrive Libraries collection, including the Kids & Teens section. There are ebooks to read and audiobooks to hear.  There are also read-along titles that read to you while you follow along.  You will even find a collection of Golden Sower titles.

For the Pre-K through Elementary interest level

Doodles with Courtney was produced by Courtney Kinnison and hosted by Kilgore Memorial Library on their FaceBook page.  New episodes are uploaded every Thursday at 10:00 a.m.  Each episode has now been added to the library’s YouTube Channel for you to enjoy anytime you are looking for a quick art lesson to do with children.  Or for enjoyment at any age!

Storytime Live with Mrs. B. was developed by Kilgore Memorial Library’s Education Outreach Coordinator, Carol Baker.  These episodes were developed to fill the void when Library Learning Time was canceled during the COVID-19 crisis.  Originally aired as Facebook Live episodes the saved videos have been archived on the library’s YouTube Channel for viewing anytime you need some fun time with your favorite librarian and her side-kick Mr. B!

TumbleBookLibrary Premium has over 1100 titles for grades K-6, and includes our unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. Plus, the collection features graphic novels.  TumbleBooks had made this collection available FREE to schools and libraries until August 31, 2020.

TumbleMath is your one stop destination for engaging and entertaining math stories.  Using TumbleBooks platform, TumbleMath combines animation, narration, and sound to create a compelling and enticing story book for students of all ages.  TumbleMath had made this collection available FREE to schools and libraries until August 31, 2020.

For our Middle school through high school+ readers

Enjoy #HarryPotterAtHome! The #ebook and #audiobook of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone is available for unlimited access through our OverDrive collection in the month of May extended through June!

Borrow ebooks, and audiobooks to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader! It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. Learn more..

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. Beginning April 30th and continuing 13 weeks until July 29, SYNC offers  participants two thematically paired audiobooks each week.

To setup SYNC:

  1. Register for SYNC 2020
  2. Download Sora from OverDrive
  3. Open the Sora App and tap I have a setup code (at bottom of the screen).
  4. Enter setup code:  audiobooksync
  5. Enter the same email address you used in step one.

Titles change Wednesday’s at 11:00 p.m. CDT, (Thursday at midnight EDT), every week during the program.  Sign-up to receive reminders when new audiobooks are available. Select to receive alerts by text message or email newsletter by visiting www.audiobooksync.com. Please Note: Signing up for these alerts will not send you the titles. The alerts will only tell you when and where the titles are available to download into the app.

Click here to open full page calendar of SYNC titles for 2020.

TeenBookCloud is a curated database of e-books and other digital content for Middle and High School students. 

The growing collection features over 1000 titles, including student-favorite Graphic Novels, classic literature, national geographic videos, and more!

TeenBookCloud had made this collection available FREE to schools and libraries until August 31, 2020.

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