Scholastic BookFlix is a new way for children to enjoy reading. Digital storybooks are read aloud and paired with a non-fiction book of the same theme. Children ages 4-8 can improve early reading skills while being engaged with animated videos using BookFlix.
The Portsmouth Public Library’s Online Digital Collection contains thousands of historical digitized images, yearbooks, city directories and more.
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Ohio Memory is the collaborative digital library of the Ohio History Connection and the State Library of Ohio, which includes collections from more than 360 cultural heritage institutions from all of Ohio’s 88 counties.
Established by the Ohio History Connection in 2000, the mission of Ohio Memory is to provide access to historical treasures of Ohio, bringing together primary sources from all parts of the state in an online scrapbook that:
- celebrates state and local history
- encourages cooperation between archives, historical societies, libraries, museums, and other cultural organizations
- allows the global community to discover and explore Ohio’s rich past
The Ohio Web Library is an evolving collection of thousands of online publications and research resources. The Ohio Web Library includes: popular magazines, trade publications, scholarly research journals, newspapers, encyclopedias, dictionaries, speeches, poems, plays, maps, satellite images of Ohio, and more. The Ohio Web Library supports quality education, a skilled workforce, business growth, and lifelong learning in Ohio.
A large collection of ebooks and audiobooks can be downloaded to your device. For first time users, click on the following guides for instructions:
- eBooks for Kindle
- Audiobooks for MP3 Players
- eReaders (NOOK, Sony Reader, etc.)
- eBooks for Tablets and Smartphones (iPad, Kindle Fire, Android devices, etc.)
TumbleBooks is a collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books – suited for elementary school children. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books, adding sound, animation, music and narration to create an electronic picture book.