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The Memorial Library of Nazareth & Vicinity is CLOSED until further notice;
the book drop is also CLOSED,  there will be no books due and no fines will be incurred until further notice.

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Please enjoy the following resources as we continue to work through the COVID-19 crisis. These resources are gracefully being offered for free and are available for a limited time.

EBSCO School and Public Libraries Resource Center

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An expertly curated list of resources for School and Public Libraries put together by EBSCO. Many of these resources are helpful for teachers and parents as they transition to distance learning. This particular resource is available until June 30, 2020.

Accel5

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Accel5 has compiled the following resources from top business authors, executives, and educators to help you and your organization stay productive, build new skills, and provide leadership during these challenging times. These items are accessible to all, regardless of subscription status. This resource is available until June 30, 2020.

Audible

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*Available until further notice* Instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening.

AudioFile

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SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. SYNC 2020 will use Sora, the student reading app from OverDrive. To sign up, click on the link and register using your e-mail. After you register, you will be given full instructions to download the Sora app.

Booklist

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*Available until further notice* Booklist is a book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association for more than 100 years, and is widely viewed as offering the most reliable reviews to help libraries decide what to buy and to help library patrons and students decide what to read, view, or listen to.

Core Collections

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Core Collections provides impartial guidance, by experts in their fields, on the most highly recommended titles for reference, nonfiction, and fiction materials for all ages. It includes Children's Core Collection, Graphic Novels Core Collection, Fiction Core Collection, Middle & Junior High Core Collection, Nonfiction Core Collection, and Senior High Core Collection. This resource will be available until June 30, 2020.

EBSCO Training

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*Available until further notice* Online courses provide training and demonstration for users and administrators on a variety of EBSCO products and interfaces. Dozens of new sessions are offered each month.

Flipster Digital Magazines

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Flipster offers many unique titles with high appeal and readership, such as Entertainment Weekly, Essence, Forbes, Fortune, Martha Stewart Living, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report, People, Time, Ranger Rick, Sports Illustrated, The Atlantic, Cosmopolitan, and more. Flipster will be available until June 30, 2020. For the login information to this resource, please e-mail jmcmaster@nazarethlibrary.org

NoveList Plus

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NoveList Plus has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for all ages. NoveList's expertise in books and reading means that you'll always get the best help for finding just the right books. This resource will be available until June 30, 2020.

Rosetta Stone

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Rosetta Stone provides interactive instruction available in 30 languages, including English, Spanish and Vietnamese. Their easy-to-follow lessons build reading, writing, speaking and listening skills and align to language standards. Rosetta Stone will be available until June 30, 2020.

Scholastic - Learn at Home Website

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*Available until further notice* Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. Select the “Resources for Families” or “Resources for Teachers” links provided to access ScienceFLIX.

TumbleBooks

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TumbleBooks will make its family of online libraries available for free to all public libraries until at least August 31, 2020.

World Book Online

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Already a key resource available on our website, World Book Online is providing access to ALL of its content until May 31, 2020. This includes additional access to the following World Book databases: Early Learning, eBooks, Activity Corner, Dramatic Learning, Kids eLearn, Science Power, Social Studies Power, and databases in other languages.

A Community Project: COVID-19 Time Capsule

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As Nazareth and the rest of the world are facing the challenges of the COVID-19 virus, we want to preserve the stories of how our lives are being disrupted and transformed by the virus. To that end, we ask for your help in chronicling our collective pandemic experiences.

EBSCO eBooks

EBSCO eBooks sets students on the path to learning and helps faculty adopt and promote earth-friendly resources. The following collections are available until June 30, 2020.

 

ABDO Publishers

ABDO has been a leader in children’s educational publishing for school and public libraries since 1985, providing high quality nonfiction and fiction titles for children and young adults in grades PreK–12. The company is known throughout the industry for its excellence in both reading materials and customer service. The following resources are available until June 30, 2020.

Gale

Gale supports communities as they rapidly shift to online learning during this global crisis and are offering open access to some of their most comprehensive resources for learning anywhere, at any time. Select the links below for immediate access:

Zoom Meeting Tips

We have compiled a list of resources to use if you need some extra help getting started and/or getting comfortable with Zoom meetings.

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  • Access Pennsylvania
  • PA Forward
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