Young Adult NOOKS
We have several NOOK Glowlight ebook readers with padded cases and adapter cables available for loan.
They have a loan period of 3 weeks, and may not be renewed.
Each NOOK is preloaded with about 150 young adult titles, including those selected for middle school book clubs and the current and previous years’ middle school summer reading lists.
If you are looking for a title not on the list, please ask and we will add it, if possible.
OverDrive offers a growing collection of eBooks and magazines in Adobe EPUB, Kindle Book, and OverDrive Read formats, plus many audiobook titles in MP3 or OverDrive Listen formats. You must first download the free Overdrive app called Libby to your mobile device. Then you will use your library card number to set up your free OverDrive account.
Overdrive has a Teens tab at the top of the webpage that links to curated lists of YA ebooks and audiobooks.
Hoopla is a digital media service that allows you to download or stream ebooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, and music for free when you sign up for an account with your library card and download the software to your computer, or download the app to your digital device. The great thing about Hoopla is that everything you see is available right now! To search for teen specific items on the Hoopla app, use the drop down menu on the right that says “Genres”. For audiobooks, scroll down and use the Teen category. When the results appear, you can further limit your search categories such as Popular, new, and rating. For e-books the drop down menu for Genres will have Young Adult Fiction and Young Adult Non-Fiction selections, and when they are selected, they are further categorized by subject such as Biography or Fantasy, etc.
Streaming platform for movies, series, and documentaries. Ten (10) play credits per month per library user (and a full 72 hours in which to watch as many times as wished). Plus five (5) Great Course series per month per library user (which does not count against play credits AND is viewable for the month).
Free music downloads (5 songs per week) and music streaming.