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Resources for Children

Library Resources

Virtual Reading Buddies
Help your child practice reading skills one-on-one with our teen volunteers online. Children will be paired with a teen volunteer to help practice reading out loud in a Zoom breakout room. Paired buddies will be supervised in Zoom by Library staff. Once registered, Library staff will send out the Zoom invite. Click here to register for open spots.

Instantly borrow free digital movies, music, eBooks, audiobooks, and comic books, 24/7 with your library card, using Hoopla. You can borrow up to four titles every 30 days.

Stream over 30,000 films entirely free with your library card. You can watch up to 6 titles per month. Kid’s titles and Great Courses can be viewed without limit. Watch on the go with iPhone, iPad, or Android devices; or at home on your TV with AppleTV, AndroidTV, Roku, Amazon FireTV, or Chromecast. Kanopy also streams from most internet browsers on your laptop or home computer.

OverDrive (Libby)
OverDrive provides eBooks and audiobooks for reading online or downloading and is compatible with most mobile devices, including Amazon Kindle Black and White eReaders. You can have up to 5 items checked out at a time. MPL offers OverDrive through BCCLS. Download the Libby app.

TumbleBook Resources
You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no checkouts, holds, or downloads. Books are available instantly.

  • TumbleBook Library
    TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture eBooks that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBook Library also includes National Geographic videos and games. Now includes TumbleBook Jr. titles.

Brainfuse is an all-in-one suite of tutoring services designed for a wide range of academic needs whether it’s tackling a tough homework problem, mastering a particular topic, or writing a paper. HelpNow services include expert academic tutoring and self-study tools to empower users to study at their own pace or collaborate with peers and teachers. Students access live, on-demand academic help and state-aligned skills building lessons from expert tutors. Use any NJ library card to access remotely.

Learning Express
Use your library card to get access to resources to help elementary through high school students, plus college and professional career preparation levels.

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The Bellevue Ave. Branch will be closed until further notice due to no heat in the building.