eBooks for Kids

Free eBooks to download with your library card from Summit Free Public Library

eBooks for Kids

ELibraryNJ Kids
Hoopla for kids
Capstone EBooks
Tumble Books
Comics Plus

ELibraryNJ Kids

For the full list of books available to download in overdrive, please visit https://elibrarynj.overdrive.com

  • For mobile users, the Libby app one-tap reading app for borrowing digital books and audiobooks from the Summit Library. This free app, created by Overdrive, is available for Android, iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), and Windows 10 devices.
  • Kindle fire users may download the overdrive app in Amazon as well
  •  If you have any questions, please visit the Overdrive Libby help page here,

To browse the collection for children directly from  the elibrarynj website, please click the “Kids” link at the top of the page, or click https://elibrarynj.overdrive.com/library/kids

  • The main page will show you featured Children’s Books in eLibraryNJ that you may borrow immediately or place the titles on hold.
  • If you’d rather borrow a title immediately without having to place it on hold:
    • Click the arrow next to Collections
    • Click “No wait No problems”
    • All children’s books listed on this page are available to be checked out immediately.

Hoopla Kids:

Create an account in Hoopla

  • Visit hoopla or download the Apple iOSAndroid or Amazon app.
  • Click “Log In” and then “Sign Up.” Select “Summit Free Public Library.” You will need to provide your Summit library card number, PIN (the same PIN that you use for your library account, usually the last four digits of your library barcode number), and then create a Hoopla account using your email address and a password you create.

Browse titles in Kids Mode:

If you select Hoopla Kids Mode, you may browse for eBooks, audiobooks, comics, television shows, movies and music that are safe for children. 

Hoopla titles are always available, so you never need to place holds on them.

You can check out up to eight hoopla items per calendar month

For more information about hoopla, please click here: 

Capstone Interactive eBooks

Summit Free Public Library has purchased over 50 Capstone Interactive eBooks for children, which can be accessed directly from the library catalog.

Books in this collection include popular early reader and first chapter book titles, as well as non-fiction titles for emerging readers.

To read the eBooks

The following options are available when you open the book:

  • Read book page-by-page: To read or listen to the text of the book at your own pace.
  • Read book all at once:  To automatically listen to the entire text of the book.  

You may  select the following controls at the bottom of your Capstone Interactive eBook:

  • Page:  Go to a specific page in your book.
  • Audio:  Listen to the book being read to you.  
  • Word:  If audio is selected, you have the option of seeing each word as it is read. 
  • Autoplay:  You may listen to the book automatically. 
  • Contents:  A complete list of everything located in the interactive eBook.  Once you click an item in the contents control, the location shows up on the screen. 

Tumblebooks

Storybooks/Non-Fiction:  Tumblebooks has several picture books for your children to practice their reading. The books can be accessed on a computer or mobile device. All picture books have animated images with the full text of each book highlighted.

In addition to picture books, Tumble Books has a collection of animated songs with the text included as well.

Read-Alongs:  Tumble Books has a collection of famous and popular books for children that you can read along with on a computer or a mobile device. You can change the font size, style and color. You can also add bookmarks and notes to the books as well Each story has audio that can be played back while the corresponding text on the screen is highlighted.

eBooks:  eBooks contains popular children’s titles in text only formats. You can change the font size, style and color. You can also add bookmarks and notes to the books as well

Graphic Novels:  Tumble Books premium contains over 50 graphic novels for children. Each graphic novel is narrated per panel, with the full text of each book highlighted.

Videos:  Tumblebooks has a collection of educational videos released by National Geographic on Topics from Animals to Social Studies.

Playlists: Collections of books to watch together for a specific period of time.

Games: Puzzles, Memory games, crosswords, word search and spelling games

Comics Plus

With LibraryPass’ ComicsPlus, you have access to more than 20,000 digital comics, graphic novels, and manga—including popular titles like Avatar: The Last Airbender, Big Nate, Bone, Plants vs. Zombies, My Little Pony, Stranger Things, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and hundreds more.

Every title is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for offline reading—no waiting on holds lists, no wasting data! All you need is a valid library card from Summit free Public Library to access them. 

 

 

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