Free Digital Fun


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There are so many fun things to do at home and we wanted to put them at your fingertips.

Library Resources:

Overdrive - Download ebooks and more with your Elko County Library Overdrive Account!
If you are having difficulty logging in or do not have a library card, please email Melissa Spence.

Library Databases - We have a variety of informational and educational databases for you to explore.
If you are having difficulty logging in or do not have a library card, please email Melissa Spence

Tumble Book Library - Grades K-6 Children's eBooks

Tumble Math - Grades K-6 Math eBooks

Teen Book Cloud - Grades 7-12 eBooks

Audio Book Cloud - Audiobooks for all ages

Romance Book Cloud - A huge collection of romance novels for the older crowd

TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. TumbleBooks have made this free for our library through August 31, 2020, so a huge shoutout to them! 

Lifeliqe Remote Learning

Lifeliqe is offering free online 3D models for remote learning. Lifelique is the largest library with scientifically verified 3D, augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) content for online learning. As a partner of NSLA, Lifeliqe is providing free access to all librarians, patrons, students, and schools for remote learning.

Lifeliqe has been previously piloting its virtual reality across libraries in Nevada. Its online collection includes thousands of interactive models and lessons for science in 3D, AR and VR. The content is scientifically accurate, since it has been created with experts from the top universities. The free offer includes the first scientifically verified interactive 3D model of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Lifeliqe 3D curricula are aligned to NGSS and Common Core and are correlated with most commonly science textbooks in the U.S.

External Resources:

PBS Kids
The website for children's programming aired by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) in the United States.

National Geographic Kids
Child-focused resources about animals, science, history, people and places from around the world from The National Geographic Society.

This is a website with hundreds of educational and grade appropriate craft ideas that you can do at home.

Story Time from Space
Videos of astronauts reading STEM themed books from the International Space Station brought to you by the non-profit Storytime From Space.

Steve Spangler Science Experiments
This is a site established by science guy Steve Spangler, who’s been on 'The Ellen Show' over 20 times, with close to 400 science experiments you can do at home.

Mo Lunch Doodles
Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks.

Scholastic is offering free learning experiences online for kids Pre-K all the way through grades 6+.

Cincinnati Zoo - Facebook Live
Cincinnati Zoo is bringing a home safari every day. Visit the zoo from the comfort of your home.

Puppetry Arts
The Center for Puppetry Arts is expanding their Digital Learning platform to include live streaming, and it’s all for FREE. Now you can enjoy curriculum-based workshops and Digital Learning interactive puppet shows from the safety and comfort of home.

We're so happy Ms. KaCee has been able to keep doing storytime for all of our friends. We also wanted to share something fun in case you need more stories while you wait for the next one.
Search the hashtag #OperationStoryTime on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube to find a beloved author or discover a new one who reading their books for you while we all stay inside!

Scholastic Learn At Home
Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level and let the learning begin

List of Virtual Field Trips
30 virtual field trips with links