Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by East Baton Rouge Parish Library.
Your Digital Library is Always Open!
Browse and enjoy thousands of digital items like e-books, e-magazines and e-audiobooks, plus streaming media including music, films, documentaries, and concerts. Stay in the know with online newspapers, magazines; acquire a new skill or broaden your knowledge with a variety of learning tools and platforms. Learn a new language with Mango and Pronunciator, and discover many other options for adults including fun resources such as CreativeBug, AtoZ World Foods, BrainHQ and so more.
The Digital Library is open 24/7, and its robust collection of resources are all freely available to any patron with a current East Baton Rouge Parish Library card. Just click HERE to get started! Special resources designed for young children include Miss Humblebee’s Academy, Pebble Go, Sesame Street E-books, Early World of Learning, and Scholastic Watch and Learn. Children’s Services staff maintains a curated list of suggested sites on their home page HERE. Get to access Fun Stuff for Kids, Preschool Resources, Museums with “digital” tours, Parenting information, and of course, homework help!
Wait, there’s more for kids! Library staff have also created and posted more than 40 Bedtime Storytime videos on their Facebook Page, accessible from the Library Kids Page, or by visiting this link. Fun resources geared to elementary students include: Tumble Books, Tumble Book Cloud Jr, Tumble Math, Pebble Go Next, Abdo Zoom, Scholastic Flix Collection: ScienceFlix, TrueFlix, BookFlix & FreedomFlix, plus Muzzy Language Learning and OverDrive eReading Room.
We haven’t forgotten about tweens and teens! Resources geared especially this age group include TeenBookCloud, OverDrive, Kanopy and more. Students in Kindergarten through college can get homework help through the FREE Homework Louisiana resource. Master teachers are standing by from 2 p.m. until midnight daily to assist students with their assignments. Learning Express offers coursework assistance and practice tests on-demand, and Gale Interactive Science offers interactive experiences designed for students. Be sure to also check out Statista, Gale, EBSCO for scholarly articles, Credo Reference, Access Science and World Book Online.
If you’re itching to get creative, take a look at Brain HQ to give your brain a workout, CreativeBug to start a new craft, AtoZ World Food for recipes from around the world, plus Mango Languages and Pronunciator to learn a new language. The possibilities for fun don’t stop there—get a feel for Signing Savvy and learn sign language techniques, and check out the Hobbies and Craft Reference Center, Home Improvement Reference Center, HeritageQuest, Fold 3, and Baton Rouge Digital Archives!
All these resources and more are available FREE in the Digital Library, all you need is your Library card! Don’t have a Library card? No problem! Temporary virtual cards allow access to most digital products; see the “Library Services” tab at www.ebrpl.com for more information. Library staff are prepared to give assistance on operation of mobile devices and downloading of content such as e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines, and streaming media. The Library website also contains many Infoguides that describe how to access downloadable media on a variety of mobile devices.