At-Home Learning Resources


These digital resources are always available. Log on with your Thomas Ford Library card number to access from home.

Biography in Context – Includes nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography. Great for biography reports. 

Britannica – Online database that contains thousands of regularly updated articles, images, videos, and more with age-appropriate reading levels from kindergarten up.

Hoopla A digital media service allowing you to instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks, and more. Once you are logged in on the Hoopla homepage you can select the KIDS button to enter Kids Mode.

Kanopy Kids –  Enjoy quality educational content like Sesame Street, Arthur, and hundreds of animated story book offerings. Kids content is unlimited and does not count towards your monthly check out limits.

Media on Demand – Great for kids eBooks and digital audiobooks. Install the Libby app from your app store and sign up for an account using your library card. Add Thomas Ford Memorial Library on Media on Demand as your library. 

NoveList K-8 Plus – Tell Novelist a title you or your child enjoyed, and it will suggest similar titles. You can even search for books by Lexile or Accelerated Reader level.

Tumblebook Library – Great for animated and narrated picture books. If you create an account using your Library card number you can save your playlists to use again.