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AV2 World Languages eBooks

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With more than 100 fully digital titles, AV2 World Languages offers children’s eBooks covering a vast amount of educational content. Titles are available in 14 languages with an option to also listen to an audio reading in each language. Patrons will click the title that interests them and then select the desired language once the book loads. This is a FREE resource; no library card is necessary to access AV2 Languages.

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BookFlix

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These children's fiction and nonfiction pairings are designed to strengthen early literacy skills while exposing young learners to real world concepts. With colorful animation, rich audio, and interactive games, BookFlix is a perfect tool to engage and support beginning readers. Online tutorials are available. 

 

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Digital Library of Illinois

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Browse and download best-selling eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines in the Digital Library of Illinois collection. Check out full-color, full-page issues of thousands of magazines. Use your computer, tablet, or mobile device to enjoy these titles. Set up an account and sign in with your Bloomington Library card. If you have questions, stop by the Adult Services Desk, call us at 309.828.6091, or email at reference@bloomingtonlibrary.org.

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eBooks from EBSCO

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Search from hundreds of titles that can be read online as eBooks from EBSCO gives you complete text and graphics of well-known reference books such as the "Idiot" guides. These items check out for a period of 1-3 weeks. Online tutorials are available. 

 

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Hoopla

Hoopla

Instantly borrow eAudiobooks, eBooks, comics, graphic novels, movies, TV shows, and music. Patrons can check out up to 10 Hoopla titles per month. All titles are always available; you never have to place a hold. Hoopla can be accessed on multiple devices including smart phones, tablets, Roku, FireTV, AndroidTV, Chromecast, AppleTV, and more. Online tutorials are available.

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Information Technology Collection (eBook Central)

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Access nearly 7,000 eBooks with information about computer science, business, technology, and programming through Information technology Collection (eBook Central). Books can be read in a browser or downloaded to be read offline. 

 

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Inkie.org Library

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Access this collection of free eBooks for Illinois residents published by Illinois authors. Titles are always available, and there are no limits on checkouts. With Inkie.org Library, formerly known as Biblioboard, there's no waiting, just reading! NO LIBRARY CARD NEEDED! 

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Libby

Libby

Meet Libby, a fresh and easy way to borrow and read items found in the Digital Library of Illinois. Libby allows library patrons to read or listen to books using their smartphones, tablets, and other devices through the Libby app. Libby’s users can also read full-page magazines on these devices. Visit, Try Libby, to find helpful information on how to download the app, or click View from Anywhere below to be directed to the Digital Library of Illinois. 

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ScienceFlix

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Emphasizing the latest STEM thinking and Next Generation Science Standards, ScienceFlix is transforming the way students access science topics, acquire scientific knowledge, and build an abiding interest in science, technology, and engineering. 

 

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Tumblebooks

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The TumbleBook Library contains a collection of animated, talking picture books, as well as TumblePuzzles, TumbleQuizzes, and TumbleResources for teachers. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books which TumbleBooks licenses from children's book publishers and converts to the TumbleBook format. Online tutorials are available.  

 

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