Books & Literature

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BookFlix

Interactive stories, true books and games to play (preschool-3rd grade).


Booklist

More than 120,000 book reviews.


Books & Authors

Recommends books for readers. Explore by author/title/genre. Reviews included.


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CloudLibrary

Thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks for your smartphone, tablet, eReader or computer.


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Gale eBooks

Formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library
Reference eBooks on biographybusinessenvironmenthistorylawliteraturemedicinemulticultural studiesnations/worldreligionsciencesocial science, and more. See also Access My Library app.


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Gale in Context: High School

Magazine, news and reference articles for middle school through undergraduate. Covers science, literature, history, social sciences, arts, etc.


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Gale Literature: Book Review Index

Millions of book reviews from thousands of sources.


Gale Literature: LitFinder + Contemporary Authors

Combines the content of Gale's LitFinder database of poetry and criticism and Gale's Contemporary Authors Online database of biographical information and bibliographies.


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Hoopla

eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, videos and music.

Arlington Heights cardholders only

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Hoopla Read-Alongs

Hundreds of read-alongs, many based on popular movies, comics and children's books. (Children with a Kids' World-only card will need to use a parent's/guardian's hoopla account for access.

Arlington Heights cardholders only

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NoveList K-8 Plus

Help connect young readers to books of interest.


NoveList Plus

Find fiction/nonfiction based on your interests. 

Mobile version


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StoryCove

A read-along collection of international folktales.


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Tumble Book Library

Animated stories you can read along to!


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WorldCat

National (and international) library catalog.


WorldCat.org

An easier-to-use version of WorldCat


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