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Early Learning Computers
We have 5 early learning computer stations with fun and educational programs on topics such as music, language, anatomy, science, history, geography, building literacy skills and more. See a full list of software here: http://www.awelearning.com/en/markets/childcare/els-software-titles-childcare/
TumbleBooks Ebooks for Kids TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking books which are created from existing books. TumbleBooks also includes puzzles, games and quizzes and a collection of books in foreign languages. The entire site can also be viewed in Spanish and French. TumbleBooks may be viewed on library internet computers or at home!
OverDrive Download audiobooks, ebooks & music to your computer or portable device with the OverDrive digital download service.
Zinio provides access to current and back issues of popular magazines. New issues are often released simultaneously with the print edition. Browse titles by title or category. Read magazines on a computer (both PC and Apple) or use the Zinio for Libraries app and download magazines to an iPad, iPhone/iPod Touch, Android and Kindle Fire HD/HDX. No borrowing limit and no returns.
Hoopla is a free online streaming service for public libraries offering feature films, documentaries, music albums, ebooks and audiobooks. Library patrons may use their web browser or mobile device to use hoopla. The content is always available without waitlists.
With a valid library card, children ages 5-12 may use the children's internet computers and teens ages 13-17 may use the teen or the adult internet computers.
All children and young adults (ages 5-17) who are issued library cards will have unfiltered access to the Internet through our public computers and Wi-Fi service. If parents/guardians/caregivers do not want their children accessing the Internet from library computers, they may opt them out of this service by notifying a staff member at the Access and Circulation Services Desk. Access to Wi-Fi services via personal devices cannot be restricted based on age.
Internet computer sessions are 65 minutes per day.
We have two internet stations reserved just for parents visiting our department with children. They are located next to our play area.
Boardmaker® Software: Create printed materials like communication boards, sequences and visual schedules. Easy-to-use features let you design your own materials, with symbols supported in 44 languages. You choose the topics, symbols, labels, colors, borders, and more. Available for in-house use only. Please ask for software at the Youth Services Desk.
Computers & Children
Visit our "Children & Technology" page for guidance on internet safety, app reviews and screen time recommendations for children.