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Students can stay on top of their reading skills during the summer by accessing the Lake
Forest Library's collection of eBooks and taking advantage of the free on-line eBooks and Database resources now being offered through reliable sources. There are titles for all levels of reading and interests including many Read-to-Me books. Click on the links below and start exploring.

Destiny Discover
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Lake Forest Library Catalog
Our eBook collection has over 750 titles. Click the button below to go to the catalog.
Students sign in with their school user name and password.

Epic
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A digital reading platform for kids 12 and under. It has 40,000 books, audiobooks, learning videos, quizzes, and more. Available in English and Spanish. Our teachers have been using this in the classroom for a couple of years and now families can sign-up for a free 30 trial to keep up reading skills over the summer. 
Requires a parent to sign-up for a free 30 trial. 

Lightbox
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Lightbox: Free until 8/1/31 Lightbox™ is a multimedia educational space that includes audio, video, interactive activities, and more across a variety of professionally developed curriculum.
AV2: Ideal for visual learners and striving readers, AV2 World Languages is a collection of 1,000 audio ebooks comprised of 100 high-interest titles in 10 languages. The program creates an immersive language-learning experience while supporting diversity and multiculturalism.

AudioBook Cloud
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Free until 8/31/20 From TumbleBookLibrary This site is an audio book database for kids to adults, however this link provides direct access to the children's section only. TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. 
No user name or password required.
 

Audible
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Audio books for Kids from Amazon- A collection of stories, including titles across six different languages. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. 
No user name or password required.

National Geographic Kids
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Nat Geo Kids makes it fun to explore your world with weird, wild, and wacky videos! Videos featuring awesome animals, cool science, funny pets, and more.
No user name or password required.

Harry Potter at Home
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Welcome to the Harry Potter at Home hub where you'll find all the latest magical treats to keep you occupied- including nifty magical craft videos, fun articles, quizzes, and puzzles.
No user name or password required. 

TumbleBookLibrary
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Expires 8/31/20 A collection of animated talking picture books, read-a-longs, books, quizzes, lesson plans, and educational games. TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Your can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. 
No user name or password required.

Follett eLearning-Lightbox
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Free until 9/30/20 Lightbox™ is a multimedia educational space that includes audio, video, interactive activities, and more across a variety of professionally developed curriculum.
AV2: Ideal for visual learners and striving readers, AV2 World Languages is a collection of 1,000 audio ebooks comprised of 100 high-interest titles in 10 languages. The program creates an immersive language-learning experience while supporting diversity and multiculturalism.
This site requires the following log-in: Username: guest  Password: follett

Aquarium of the Pacific Online Academy
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Aquarium of the Pacific's Online Academy
The Aquarium of the Pacific is offering this Online Academy to bring educational programming as well as fun and entertaining activities to the public during the current closure. Here you will find both on-demand videos and activities for all ages and a schedule of interactive live programs with our educators, from virtual classroom sessions to Pacific Pals puppets.
No user name or password required.

Skype a Scientist
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Skype a Scientist- Love science? Have you ever wished you could ask a real scientist questions about things you are curious about? Now you can. Skype a Scientist is a non-profit collaboration that matches thousands of scientists with classrooms, and now families, for Q&A sessions. Scientists from around the world, experts in many fields of study, offer free Skype sessions with students to answer their questions.
 

TumbleMath
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 Expires 8/31/20 K-6 Math eBook database from TumbleBookLibrary.  A comprehensive collection of math picture books. TumbleBooks’ databases and books are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.
No user name or password required.