During this time of blended and remote learning, you have several choices for reading. Information for each of these choices is located in the boxes on this page.
...and if you need help with any of this, don't hesitate to email me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brooklyn Public Library is one way to go...
(Remember: you will be a public library patron much longer than you will be a student!)
The tabs in the box below will guide you through applying for a BPL e-Card, downloading and using the Libby app, and using the resources available from Brooklyn Public Library.
The Brooklyn Public Library has its own page on this site. You can access it by clicking on the yellow tab at the top of this page.
Click here to complete an e-card application. Once you receive your library e-card number, you will need to download the Libby e-reader app in order to be able to check out e-books and audio books. Click on the next tab in this box for directions on how to download and use the Libby app.
Not sure where to start?
Need some help finding a good book?
All of the books on these lists are available in e-book format from the Brooklyn Public Library. All you need is a BPL e-card and the Libby app on your device to be able to start reading them.
What are you waiting for?
Click here to get live, online tutoring! All you need is a Brooklyn Public Library e-card.
Other Online Reading Choices
Each of the tabs in the box below contains information on an online reading source outside the Brooklyn Public Library. These choices include: ComicsPlus Library Edition, Sora, myON, Audible, and Podcasts.
ComicsPlus, Sora and myON each have their own pages on this site. You can access these pages by clicking on the yellow tabs at the top of this page.
Sora provides the quickest and easiest way to read digital books. NYC students can log in using their school credentials and instantly access hundreds of ebooks and audiobooks on virtually any device. New York City Department of Education's digital collection is available 24/7 - all you need to get started is an internet connection and your school login. Begin your next reading adventure with just a tap!
Sora can be downloaded on to any device or onto your computer! Directions follow below.
Directions for Downloading Sora onto Your Phone or Tablet
Directions for Downloading Sora onto Your Computer
In Your Web Browser
Not sure where to start in Sora?
Access to 7,022 fiction and nonfiction books!
The document posted below contains step-by-step directions for accessing e-books in myON
Audible (the audio book platform) is offering free access to hundreds of audio books during this time of remote learning. No app is required.
Simply visit: stories.audible.com on any device, browse the selections, select a title and start listening!
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