Library from Home

Here's a quick guide to online services you can access with your library card!
FOR KIDS 

Connect with us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter to see our online events for kids and teens:

Pokemon Virtual Escape Roomages 6+

Roll/Play online: play D&D with other kids ages 12-17. Every 2nd Thursday at 7:00 pm. Register online at highriverlibrary.ca/Events for info

Outside the Lines online: make art with other LGBTQ+ kids and allies ages 12-17. Every 2nd Wednesday. Register online at highriverlibrary.ca/Events for info

Online Library Resources for Kids

Hoopla Kids Mode  movies, TV episodes, eBooks, comics, and eAudiobooks for kids and teens

Learn Alberta's Online Reference Centre  digital learning and teaching resources correlated to Alberta Education's K-12 curriculum

Overdrive/Libby Kids Reading Room  eBooks and eAudiobooks for kids and teens

Solaro  online study help and exam preparation tool. Offers help for Math, English/Language Arts, and Sciences for grades 3-12, and Social Studies for grades 6, 9-12. Aligned to the Alberta curriculum

TeenBookCloud  for grades 6-12. Includes graphic novels, enhanced novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks

TumbleBook Library  an online collection of animated, talking picture books, educational videos, puzzles, games, and more

TumbleMath  math picture books for K-6 in the TumbleBook format, complete with animation and narration

World Book Online  includes Early World of Learning, World Book Kids, World Book Student, World Book Advanced, World Book Timelines, Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, and  L'Encyclopédie Decouverte

Find these on our eResources page

ONLINE BOOKS

AudioBookCloud: streaming audiobooks for all ages

cloudLibrary: downloadable eBooks and audiobooks for all ages

Hoopla: eBooks, audiobooks, and comics

Overdrive/Libby: downloadable eBooks and audiobooks

RBDigital: downloadable audiobooks

Read Alberta eBooks: a collection of fiction and non-fiction eBooks published in Alberta 

RomanceBookCloud: romance novels when you want them, no downloads, no waiting

Find these on our eResources page

MOVIES AND MUSIC

Freegal Music: download up to five MP3 songs per week or stream 24 hours a day

Hoopla: movies, TV episodes, and full-length music albums

Find these on our eResources page

NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES

Flipster: popular magazines with no loan periods or wait lists

PressReader: more than 7000 newspapers and magazines from 120+ countries in 60+ languages

RBDigital: 3700+ magazines

Find these on our eResources page

ONLINE LEARNING

Ancestry Library Edition: research your family history online. Can be used from home until May 31, 2020

Auto Repair Source: helps you with service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles

Consumer Reports: provides trusted information to help you make smart purchasing choices

Cypress Resume: this online resume builder allows you to create a professional quality resume

Lynda.com: helps you to learn business, software, technology, and creative skills

Niche Academy: teaches you how to use library eResources, online programs, and computer skills

Pronunciator Language Learning: you can learn any of a hundred different languages, as well as 78 English language courses taught in the user's native tongue

Find these on our eResources page

RESEARCH TOOLS

Alberta Research Portal: a world-class collection of primary sources. Includes monographs, photographs, newspapers, original documents, and more

Calgary Herald Archive (1883-2010): searchable access to more than 125 years of news coverage

Frontier Life: primary source documents from various colonial regions of North America, Africa, and Australasia

Find these on our eResources page