MCPL offers a variety of electronic resources for young children. Some are streaming resources, others are downloadable. These e-resources are available 24/7, and can be accessed through MCPL’s website with your library card.
American Song Listen to music from America’s past, including songs for and about children.
Bookflix An online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction e-books from Scholastic
Flipster Read current and back issues of your favorite adult and children’s magazines online. Also includes some children’s magazines in French and Spanish.
Hoopla A digital platform that provides access to a variety ebooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music, and television shows. All content is available immediately – no holds required! When you select hoopla Kids Mode you can discover all the great hoopla kids’ content, with one swipe.
Kanopy On-demand film streaming. Collection includes Kanopy Kids, which offers a diverse selection of educational and entertaining content especially for children, including movies, TV series, animated storybooks, live action features, and animated favorites that inspire and inform, helping children develop social emotional skills and reinforcing valuable learning topics, such as history, science, and new languages.
Music Online Search across all of our streaming music resources at once. Music Online includes all the content of American Song, Classical Music Library, Classical Scores Library, Contemporary World Music, Jazz Music Library, and Smithsonian Global Sound. Music Online includes a selection of children’s songs.
Overdrive/Libby Downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and e-magazines, for children, teens, and adults. You will find a large collection specifically for children. Also includes children’s materials in Spanish.
Smithsonian Global Sound Listen to 45,000+ tracks of animal/nature sounds, dramatic performances, poetry, traditional music performances from around the world, and more. Includes some music for children.
Tumblebooks An online collection of animated, talking picture books and more, including story books, chapter books, graphic novels, nonfiction, and videos. Also includes e-books in French and Spanish.