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Blue Ridge Download Consortium

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Read or listen to free eBooks, eAudiobooks, & magazines on your mobile device using the Libby app or on your computer. Visit OverDrive help for more instructions.

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Common Sense

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Common Sense Media improves the lives of kids and families by providing independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media.

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Day by Day VA

Day by Day

Continue your at-home early literacy learning through this  family activity calendar with new suggestions every day for stories, songs, activities, and games! Esto también está disponible en Español.

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Find It Virginia Kids

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Find It Virginia is a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content (both text and audio) for Virginians of all ages. Look for Master File and Read It!

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Gale in Context: Elementary

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Gale In Context: Elementary give children a safe place to find answers to their questions, practice research skills, and explore interests inside and outside the classroom. It also gives teachers access to digital resources that can supplement and enhance instruction

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Hoopla

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Hoopla is a web and mobile library media streaming platform that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone, even your TV.  Instant titles can be streamed immediately with no waiting, or be downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.  More popular titles are listed as Flex titles - if you've reached your limit, return one to get another! 

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InfoPlease

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Infoplease is a reference and learning site, combining the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas and several almanacs loaded with facts.

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Just for Kids

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Just for Kids by Infobase is a children's video streaming service that features entertaining and educational videos your kid will love!  Content is appropriate for kids of all ages.  

If prompted to enter a username and password, use the following:
Username: handleyPL
Password: digital

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Niche Academy

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Niche Academy is a digital literacy and skill building resource offering instructional videos on many common digital library tools.

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NoveList K-8

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NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. With a fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content, NoveList K-8 Plus will help you integrate reading across the curriculum and support your young readers.

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Transparent Language

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Transparent Language Online provides an effective and engaging experience for language learners looking to build their vocabulary, practice their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and maintain what they learn.  With courses and supplemental resources in 110+ languages, Transparent Language Online can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on almost any device.  Some languages include a KidSpeak track for young learners.  

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