Good Books

Click here for brochure about EBooks, Audio Books, Movies & Music ON THE GO!

Click play below for a short intro on these great services or click “View Tutorial” under the box for more in-depth information!

Logo_Ebooks*NEW* Open eBooks gives you another way to checkout free ebooks! If you attend a New Haven Public School, come in to your local New Haven Free Public Library branch and get an access code for Open eBooks. You can use the Open eBooks app on any Apple iOS mobile device or Android device to choose from thousands of popular and award-winning books for kids in all grades. You’ll be able to check out 10 books at a time. Click here to find out more information about the Open eBooks program and come into your library to start using it!

*NEW* Novelist K-8 Plus will lead you to great books to read! It recommends books in our catalog and read-alikes.




Tumblebooks is a collection of tumble animated, talking picture books with fiction,non-fiction and foreign language titles. Includes Math Stories, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), Videos (from National Geographic), TumbleTV (pre-set playlists of a sequence of books) and Tumble Puzzles & Games.

Click here for a tutorial!

Check out Bookflix for classic fictional video storybooks from Weston Woods paired with nonfiction ebooks from Scholastic. Interactive games with each story! For Preschool through third grade. Click here if you are trying to access Bookflix from home or school.

Check out TrueFlix: an online resource that trueflix brings books to life! It features electronic versions of Scholastic’s award-winning True Books series paired with topical videos, project ideas, age-appropriate web links, and interactive educational games.Teachers and parents will appreciate the links to the common core, suggested lesson plans, and helpful quizzes. Click here if you are trying to access TrueFlix from home or school.

Hoopla not only has ebooks and audio books, it also has movies, television shows and music!



Click here to learn how to use hoopla!

Overdrive and Freading.Think ebooks are just for adults? Think again! Favorite kid’s titles are available through our ebook and audio book services.

Overdrive   Freading

Click here to learn how to use OverDrive or here to learn about Freading!


rbDigital has more audiobooks and ebooks.



Click here for an rbDigital tutorial. 


Here are some lists of great books organized by category.

Beginning Chapter Books


Intermediate Chapter Books



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