Check out TumbleBooks: Reading and Technology for Kids!
Do your children love playing on the computer or with your phone or tablet?
Now, they can read or listen to books with any device! The Summit County Library has a subscription to TumbleBook Library, an online collection of FREE, unlimited e-books for children. Tumblebooks contains a large selection of storybooks, read alongs, eBooks, graphic novels, puzzles, games and more. Using TumbleBooks is a great way to encourage tech-savvy kids to read!
How it works
You can use your child’s chromebook, a computer, tablet, or smartphone! All you need is an internet connection. There are no downloads—books are streamed right to your device at the click of a button. There’s also a free app available for iPhone or Android!
In addition to picture books, the site also includes Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, nonfiction books, playlists, language learning features, videos, and exciting games and puzzles.
To get started, visit summitcountylibraries.org and hover over the red “Find It” button. Then, select “Stream & Download.” Click Audiobooks at the top and scroll down until you see the TumbleBook Library icon, then click the “Search TumbleBooks” button or just click here:
You might be prompted to enter your library card, so have that number handy.
If you have any questions or problems, please give us a call at 970-668-4138 (Main Library), 970-668-4280 (North Branch), 970-453-3544 (South Branch).