AudioBookCloud is an online audiobook library collection streaming adult and children's audiobooks for schools and public libraries. Books are in English and Spanish, and in many different categories including fiction, non-fiction and classics.
Online Resources for Teens
Bookshare is an online database library that makes reading accessible for people who cannot read standard print. With Bookshare books, members can listen to a book, follow along with highlighted text, read in braille, and customize their experience in ways that make reading easier.
Accounts can be obtain at the Library’s Assistive Technology Area with proof of disability card or Physician certification from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC).
Britannica School is an online learning resource for students from elementary to high school. Supporting curriculum objectives and student research, this interactive tool provides articles from encyclopedias, images and videos, lessons and activities, as well as many other valuable information sources.
For primary through secondary school age children, eLibrary contains images, videos, ebooks and full-text articles from a variety of magazines and journals.
Frontiers for Young Minds provides a collection of freely available scientific articles by distinguished scientists that are shaped for younger audiences by the input of their own young peers. In 2014, this website was named a Great Website for Kids by the American Library Association.
EBSCO Middle Search Plus provides full-text access to popular middle school magazines, biographies, historical essays, primary source documents, and image collections of photos, maps and flags. All full-text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator.
This database allows you to search English titles for children up to 18 years old based on their preferences across different topics. You can find information about titles, read reviews and see lists of recommended books. A great place to find your next title to read.
OverDrive provides popular ebooks for most devices, including PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android and Nook.
RBDigital Comics provides access to a range of Marvel and IDW titles with thousands of digital graphic novels and comics.
RBdigital Magazines provides access to popular full-color digital magazines, including both new and backlist titles, with no holds or checkout period limitations. Check out titles instantly using your desktop or mobile using the RBdigital App.
To be able to download any titles, you need to create an account or register. Once registered, you need to log in once before checking out or downloading any titles. Find titles by selecting the cover or clicking the search icon. In addition to permanent checkout of titles, you can build a digital backlist for browsing and reading anytime. For more help, here is a simple user guide.
SIRS Discoverer is a general reference resource for beginning learners and researchers. It is aimed at helping students in the primary and preparatory grades with research, writing and language skills.
SIRS Issues Researcher is a general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues. Articles and graphics are selected from more than 1,600 international publications.
TumbleBookCloud is an online database of ebooks and educator resources perfect for middle schools, high schools and public libraries. The database offers a robust selection of graphic novels, enhanced novels, ebooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources and audiobooks.
TumbleMath provides a collection of math stories in animation, narration, and sound to create a compelling and enticing story book for students of all ages.