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.

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bookflix.pngWatch and listen to classic books for kids pre-K to Grade 3 

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



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. 



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®.



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. 




hoopla FAQs 
Kanopy Help Center

OverDrive Help 


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

hoopla movies
hoopla TV shows 
Mango Languages — Learn how to hold a conversation in more than 70 languages, including: Spanish, French, Russian, Mandarin Chinese 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.