What To Do When You’re Stuck at Home
Even when you can’t get to the Library, we have features that are always available with your internet connection. In the E-Library at www.goffstownlibrary.com/elibrary you’ll find:
• e-books • e-audiobooks • newspapers • magazines • online courses • craft classes
• Explora (encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, & more for homework help)
• language learning • streaming movies • and more!
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More for Kids, Tweens & Teens
In addition to the links on this page, you’ll find even more information, links, events, and college planning resources for k-12 students at: www.goffstownlibrary.com/teens & www.goffstownlibrary.com/children
If you need a library card or want to learn more, please visit www.goffstownlibrary.com/247-library
Please evaluate these sites based on your needs and preferences. The Goffstown Public Library does not endorse any of these sites. Availability is subject to change. Please check back frequently for updates and additions.
LAST UPDATED: 11/4/2020
Audible – https://stories.audible.com/start-listen – Instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
Booklist & Book Links – https://www.booklistonline.com – Free online access including: More than 25 years of recommended print and audiobook reviews, features, interviews, spotlights, and classroom connections, Booklist and Book Links replica digital editions, Readers’ advisory and more.
BookPage – https://t.e2ma.net/click/yqascd/enicgg/ef8mzx – access to the March issue of BookPage.
Digital Public Library of America – https://freebooks.dp.la/collection/groups – More than 6,300 e-book titles available for free via the SimplyE app – choose “Digital Public Library of America” as your library.
hoopla Graphic Novel Book Club – Runaways Vol. 1: Pride & Joy from Marvel is available instantly at https://www.hoopladigital.com. No holds, no waiting! Visit theclub.hoopladigital.com/GraphicNovel for discussion guide, and more. Through July 31, 2020.
Internet Archive’s National Emergency Library – https://archive.org/details/nationalemergencylibrary – A collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation.
Library of Congress app for iOS – https://www.loc.gov/item/prn-20-032 – explore digital collections, including audio recordings, books, videos, manuscripts, maps, newspapers, notated music, periodicals, photos, prints, and drawings.
Poetry in America – https://www.poetryinamerica.org/
Scientific Books by Springer – https://dev.to/rosepac/408-science-books-published-by-springer-publisher-totally-free-42gj – Over 400 books free to read in .pdf format, including Programming, Business Analytics, Robotics, Social Media, Algebra, Math, Life Sciences, Ecology and more.
Scribd – https://www.scribd.com/readfree – Millions of eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines FREE to anyone for 30 days.
Stay at Home with Candlewick Press – https://stayhome.candlewick.com – Activities, discussion guides, educational materials, videos, and more! Including:
Coronavirus: A Book for Children
“An elegant, effective work. Download this now, read it immediately, share it with everyone you know.” — School Library Journal (starred review)
This informative and accessible guide for young readers defines the coronavirus, explains why everyday routines have been disrupted, and lays out how everyone can do their part to help. With child-appropriate answers and explanations, the book addresses several key questions.
TumbleBooks – Unlimited access to read as many books as you want, on any device. There are no checkouts, holds, or downloads. Books are available instantly. Through August 31, 2020.