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Special Offers for Libraries from Vendors as a result of COVID-19

Offers Special For Pennsylvania

  • ABDO Publishers
    ABDO wants to ensure that readers everywhere continue to have the opportunity to learn and grow during this unprecedented event and are providing access to the below digital products for free through June 2020.
    Elementary Digital Bookshelf
    Secondary Digital Bookshelf
    Abdo Zoom Online Databases
  • Audible
    Kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening.
    Please visit at: https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
  • Capstone
    Keep your students engaged from home on any device with free access to PebbleGo, PebbleGo Next, and Capstone Interactive eBooks while your school is closed. You must submit the form provided at the link below to request access for your school, but you can share the login information with all your students.
    Request access: https://www.pebblego.com/free-pebblego-capstone-interactive-access-school-closures
  • Community of Learning
    CILC and its content providers have come together to provide core curriculum every day of the week for homebound students in grades K-6th. This service includes free of charge, interactive, live-streamed programs from 9:30am to 3:30pm Eastern time. The programs are delivered by their highly professional content providers. Registration coming soon!Please register, by Grade Level, by clicking on the button below each section. Once you have registered you will receive a link from Zoom with connection information in it. You also will get a reminder 24 hours before the event and 1 hour before the event.  Attention Educators: It is important for each student to be registered by their parent rather than you. Each sign up generates a unique link to join the program and sharing links can cause issues. Parents will receive the join link in an email from Zoom 1 day before the program, as well as 1 hour before.
    Please visit at: https://www.cilc.org/Interactive-Content/Community-of-Learning.aspx
  • Cambridge Textbooks
    Cambridge University Press is making higher education textbooks in HTML format free to access online during the coronavirus outbreak. Over 700 textbooks, published and currently available, on Cambridge Core are available regardless of whether textbooks were previously purchased. Free access is available until the end of May 2020.Please visit at: https://www.cambridge.org/core/what-we-publish/textbooks
  • Gale
    Gale supports communities as they rapidly shift to online learning during this global crisis and are offering open access to some of their most comprehensive resources for learning anywhere, at any time. Select the links below for immediate access:
    Miss Humblebees Academy
    Gale In Context: College
    For additional resources from Gale that require a public library card or eCard, please visit:
    https://powerlibrary.org/e-resources/
  • Mackin Educational Resources
    Mackin Educational Resources is making thousands of e-books available for free through the summer. The content is available at: (If you do not already have a MackinVIA account, you can register for a free account.)
    https://www.mackin.com/hq/distance-learning-essentials/digital-content/
  • NewspaperArchive.com
    Offers free remote access to libraries who are not currently customers. In order to obtain remote access, NewspaperArchive.com will need a secure URL generated from which you send traffic via a card holder login. If you are interested in setting this up, please contact:
    Micaela Coleman – mcoleman@newspaperarchive.com
  • Scholastic – Learn at Home Website (Includes ScienceFLIX!)
    Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. Select the “Resources for Families” or “Resources for Teachers” links provided to access ScienceFLIX.
    Please visit at: https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.htmlNote that both BookFLIX and TrueFLIX are available in POWER Library at the links below:
    BookFLIX
    TrueFLIX
  • TumbleBooks
    TumbleBooks will make its family of online libraries available for free to all public libraries until at least August 31.
    Its flagship product, TumbleBooklibrary (www.tumblebooklibrary.com) is a collection of animated talking picture books, read-alongs, ebooks, quizzes, lesson plans, and educational games which is used by thousands of schools and public libraries in over 100 countries across the world. It is inviting public libraries across North America to email info@tumblebooks.com with subject line Free TumbleBooks in order to receive free links to all three TumbleBook databases so they can be shared and accessed by their patrons from the comfort and safety of their homes.
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