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FREE LEARNING RESOURCES & ACTIVITIES FOR K-12 

You can access our awesome selection of learning resources and activities for kids for FREE anytime, anywhere using your Cuyahoga County Public Library card. No library card? No problem. Get one now.

Questions about accessing our digital collection and electronic resources? Ask us online

Quick Links

Bookflix  Creativebug  |  hoopla comics Kanopy Kids  |  TeenBookCloud  |  Toys & Bookables  |  Tumble Book Library TumbleMath  |  Tutor.com  |  Help Guides |  Recommended Resources 


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BookFlix by Scholastic pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning. Pairings are organized in categories like Animals & Nature, ABCs & 123s, People & Places, Family & Community, and more. BookFlix intuitive platform helps children build core proficiency skills. 

Pro tip: BookFlix does not support Internet Explorer 11 is not supported. We recommend using Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge as your browser when using this resource

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CER_Website-InLine-Graphics_12.pngAward-winning arts & crafts video classes for kids and families

Creativebug is the numero uno inspiration resource for artists and crafters. Create a free account with your library card to access awesome arts and craft project lessons for kids ages 5 years and up. Classes are taught by design experts and professional artists. Topics include back-to-school crafts, painting, writing, drawing, DIY costumes, jewelry-making, manga, origami and more. 

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Enjoy all your favorite comics anytime, anywhere with hoopla

hoopla's Galactus-sized collection of Marvel, D.C., Dark Horse and Image comics — plus tons of spectacular indie titles — can be enjoyed on your computer, tablet or phone. You can instantly stream any comic book title in the hoopla catalog, or temporarily download them to your device for offline reading. With hoopla there are never any late fees! 

Pro tip: We recommend downloading the free hoopla app for Apple iOSAndroid and Kindle HD/HDX.  

Pro tip: For the best hoopla experience we recommend using Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge as your browser. hoopla does not support Internet Explorer. 

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High quality kids entertainment parents can trust 

Kanopy Kids offers commercial-free films and TV series that inspire, inform and help children develop empathy, mindfulness and self-esteem. The Kanopy Kids collection includes animated storybooks, family-friendly movies and popular titles like Arthur, Babar, Sesame Street, Maya the Bee and more. New titles are added each month. All you need is a library card to start streaming Kanopy Kids titles on your computer, TV, Roku or mobile device.
                                                    
Pro tip: Look for developmentally appropriate, age-based ratings from Common Sense Media®.

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Inline-Web-Graphic-Teen-BookCloud.pngeBooks & audiobooks for middle and high school students 

TeenBookCloud is an online collection of ebooks, enhanced novels, graphic novels, videos and audio books, which offers students and adults of all reading levels access to an amazing range of content. Use the login information below to access TeenBookCloud

Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6

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_In-Line-Web-Graphic-Toys-Bookables.pngHundreds of toys and Bookable sets your kids will love 

Cuyahoga County Public Library is committed to providing toys to engage, entertain and educate all ages and all abilities. Our collection includes more than 1,300 different toy titles, appropriate for developmental ages of 0-8 years. Every toy in our Toy Collection is carefully examined, cleaned and disinfected after every loan to assure that each is safe, sturdy and clean.

Our Bookables sets are like lessons in a box, perfect for parents or early childhood educators. Bookables sets can be ordered and sent to the branch of your choice for pick-up. 

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tumblebooks.pngTeach kids the joys of reading in a format they'll love 

Tumble Book Library takes existing picture books and adds animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book. You can read it, or have it read to you. Other features include read-alongs, National Geographic nature videos, language learning tools, games and puzzles. 

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Math lessons and activities for students   

TumbleMath is a collection of animated, talking storybooks created to help students with basic math concepts. Using the familiar TumbleBook format, audio and visual learning combine to teach math in an inviting way. Kids can read along or simply listen to the book. Parent and teacher resources include quizzes and lesson plans. 
 

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Live, online tutoring — FREE with your library card 

Tutor.com is an online tutoring service that connects students (and parents!) to live tutors in online classrooms. In addition, Tutor.com offers a real-time writing center, test preparation, practice quizzes and 24/7 access to worksheets, videos and tutorials in over 40 subjects, including Math, Science, Social Studies, English, AP® Support, Foreign Languages and more. Live tutors are available from 10 AM to 12 AM every day except Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Please note: Tutor.com is compatible with Internet Explorer 8+ and updated versions of Firefox, Chrome and Safari. If you are having trouble accessing Tutor.com from home, try clearing your browser history and then try logging in again. 

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HELP GUIDES

hoopla FAQs 
Kanopy Help Center

OverDrive Help 

RECOMMENDED RESOURCES 

If you like BookFlix, hoopla and Kanopy Kids give these FREE library resources a try. 

hoopla movies
hoopla TV shows 
Culture Grams — Get a bird’s-eye view of the daily lives, cultures and histories of the world’s peoples. 
DrivingTests.org — Practice sample Ohio Permit tests as many times as you need — until you're ready to take the real DMV test! 
Grizmek's Animal Life Encyclopedia — Everything you ever wanted to know about animal evolution, ecology and conservation efforts.
Mango Languages — Learn how to hold a conversation in more than 70 languages, including: Spanish, French, Russian, Mandarin Chinese and more.
MasterFILE Premier — This online resource provides advanced search options to find the information you need. Search through a huge archive of magazine and newspaper articles, reference books, biographies, documents, photos, maps and more. 
OverDrive eBooks for kids 
OverDrive eBooks for teens 
Scholastic Teachables — Free educational materials for pre-K through grade 6 support instruction in the classroom, homework help and learning from home. Subjects include math, language arts, reading, science and social studies.
Student Resources — Don’t settle for just any content you find on the internet to complete your homework. Our premium student resources are reliable, authoritative sources that you can trust. All you need is a library card to get started. 
Transparent Language Online — 100+ free world language courses, including Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Mandarin Chinese. 
World Book Kids — Primary school students will love this colorful, interactive resource loaded with educational videos, activities and games. 

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