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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/digitalcard-application. Kudos to the Nassau Library System for making this possible!

The following sites require a library card. See below for additional resources that do not require a card.

Nassau Digital Doorway (NDD)Video tutorialOverDrive eBooks & audio booksGetting started with eBooks
Add NDD to your Sora school accountOnce 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 DigitalVideo tutorialMagazinesUser Guide for reading/downloading magazines
FreegalDownloadable musicFAQs for using Freegal to stream or download music
KanopyStreaming videoScroll to the bottom of the home page for tips on how to get started
Niche AcademyTutorials for using online library services and more
AncestryGenealogy database with sources from all over the world
Children’s Databases
Teen Info & Entertainment
Teen Study Links
Research Databases
Sesame Street eBooks
PronunciatorA fun and free way to learn any of 163 languages. Includes new COVID-19 language course in 101 languages.

tutor.com


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.
Lynda

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
Britannica Escolar

Selecciona el contenido para tu nivel – Primaria, Secundia.

Britannica SchoolSelect learning for any level – Elementary, Middle, High.
Children’s Coloring SheetsColoring Pages from Every Child a Reader
Chrome Music LabMakes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments.
Gale in Context: High SchoolSupports 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 AcademyAn 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 NYNOVELNY is your shortcut to answers to questions, homework help, and better grades.
Scholastic Learn at HomeTeaching remotely for Grades K – 12 | Free Resources and Strategies
Science FlixExperience science!
The Spanish ExperimentWell-known children’s stories translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker. Read along in Spanish or English.
Storyline OnlineFeaturing celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
Grade 7-12 ebook database – Username: tumble2020 Password: A3b5c6
Time MagazineGreat 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
Adults
AudioBookCloudAll ages audio book database – Username: tumble2020 Password: A3b5c6
Gale in Context: CollegeOffers 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

 

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Children’s programming
contact Youth Services at
(516) 671-1837
youthservices@locustvalleylibrary.org