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During this crisis, we are offering Digital Library Cards, with access to things like ebooks, audiobooks, live tutoring, digital magazines, language courses, streaming video, test prep, and more. Apply for digital access today at nassaulibrary.org/digital–card
The following sites require a library card. See below for additional resources that do not require a card.
|Nassau Digital Doorway (NDD)||Video tutorial||OverDrive eBooks & audio books||Getting started with eBooks|
|Add NDD to your Sora school account||Once you download the Sora app and enter your school’s setup code (which you receive from the school), click on the menu bar on the top right of the screen and choose, “Add a public library.” Then search and connect to Locust Valley Library using your Library barcode. Once you connect, you can toggle freely between the two collections (the school’s and NDD’s).|
|RB Digital||Video tutorial||Magazines||User Guide for reading/downloading magazines|
|Freegal||Downloadable music||FAQs for using Freegal to stream or download music|
|Kanopy||Streaming video||Scroll to the bottom of the home page for tips on how to get started|
|Niche Academy||Tutorials for using online library services and more|
|Ancestry||Genealogy database with sources from all over the world|
|Teen Info & Entertainment|
|Teen Study Links|
|Sesame Street eBooks|
|Pronunciator||A fun and free way to learn any of 163 languages. Includes new COVID-19 language course in 101 languages.|
|Live one-on-one help for elementary school, middle school, high school, and beginner college students as well as adult education students and those looking for career assistance (i.e. writing resumes and preparing for interviews). Live tutors will be available for extended hours, 9 am to 10 pm, through the month of June. Skill Center is available 24/7.|
Helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.
The following are accessible without a library card. We thank all of the providers for allowing free access!
|Children and Teens|
Selecciona el contenido para tu nivel – Primaria, Secundia.
|Britannica School||Select learning for any level – Elementary, Middle, High.|
|Children’s Coloring Sheets||Coloring Pages from Every Child a Reader|
|Chrome Music Lab||Makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments.|
|Gale in Context: High School||Supports student papers, projects, and presentations while empowering the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills with content aligned to national and state curriculum standards. (if prompted the password is “open”)|
|Miss Humblebee’s Academy||An interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It’s as challenging as it is fun! (if prompted the password is “open”)|
|NOVEL NY||NOVELNY is your shortcut to answers to questions, homework help, and better grades.|
|Scholastic Learn at Home||Teaching remotely for Grades K – 12 | Free Resources and Strategies|
|Science Flix||Experience science!|
|The Spanish Experiment||Well-known children’s stories translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker. Read along in Spanish or English.|
|Storyline Online||Featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.|
|Grade 7-12 ebook database – Username: tumble2020 Password: A3b5c6|
|Time Magazine||Great article – 5 Ways to Bring Art Into Your Home While Museums Are Closed|
|K-6 children’s ebook database – Username: tumble735 Password: books|
|K-6 math ebook database – Username: tumble2020 Password: A3b5c6|
|AudioBookCloud||All ages audio book database – Username: tumble2020 Password: A3b5c6|
|Gale in Context: College||Offers interdisciplinary content that reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. (if prompted the password is “open”)|
|A huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd! Username: tumble2020 Password: A3b5c6|