Answered By: Casey Wallace
Last Updated: Jun 11, 2019     Views: 99

Tumblebooks, a free online database of children's eBooks, includes many titles in a read-along format, with integrated text and audio. Follow these instructions for access:

1. Look for the box for Kids on the main library webpage.  Scroll down and you will find the link for Tumblebooks under Featured Digital Resources

2. After you click the link you will be prompted to enter your library card and pin to get access.

3. On the main Tumblebooks page, there will be an orange tab for read-along stories. Click it to bring up a list of read-along titles.

4. When you locate a title you are interested in viewing, click on it and then click the "View Online" button in the upper left-hand area of the title description.

5. Once the title loads, click the blue arrow button in the lower left-hand corner of the screen to begin audio playback. The green arrow buttons on either side of the screen are for turning pages.

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