Online searchable full-text reference books.
Digital videos, music & audiobooks on your smartphone, tablet or computer.
hoopla Engage Program – If you’re in the 44116 zip code area and you’d like to try hoopla but don’t have a Rocky River Public Library Card, don’t worry! You can now borrow three items over a three week time period with a temporary card. Simply use your email to create an account and enjoy!
Overdrive Digital Collection
Downloadable audiobooks, eBooks, music & movies. You can now apply for an OverDrive Instant Digital Card and gain access to all the materials in our CLEVNET collection without having to come into the physical library first!
Access thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.
Access online tutoring 24/7
Foreign language learning service.
Method Test Prep
Offers ACT and SAT prep programs to help students raise their scores. Students also build their fundamental reading comprehension, grammar and math skills.
Rosetta Stone Library Solutions (available for a limited time) – language-learning resource
The Great Courses Library Collection
Brings you lessons taught by the top 1% of university professors and experts from the Ivy League and other renowned schools and institutions.
Includes world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond, including a full-slate of original and exclusive programming.
Access millions of songs for three hours of streaming music a day and download three songs per week.
Download the App: Freegal IOS App ➡️ https://apple.co/39lG42a | Freegal Android App ➡️ https://bit.ly/2WOZutX
Digital videos on your smartphone, tablet or computer
Downloadable music & movies
The only place to watch over 1700 of the most amazing live moments in music. It’s the world’s largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries streamed on-demand to just about any digital device. It’s like a never-ending concert ticket.
In addition to the resources provided by Rocky River Public Library with your library card, here are additional resources you can use at home with an internet connection to keep you entertained and educated! ·
- MOOC.org offers many great, free courses you can take entirely at home
- The Internet Archive – offers many resources including books that are in the public domain and some tv shows and movies. It also includes research resources.
- Virtual Tours – This article outlines a list of museums with virtual tours.
- The Metropolitan Opera – Streams free nightly opera performances
- NPR – Live virtual concerts list from NPR:
Gale Resources is providing free access to support online learning from Pre-K through undergraduate:
- Miss Humblebee’s Academy
Interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It’s as challenging as it is fun!
- Kids InfoBits
Introduces elementary schoolers to database searching with easy-to-use resources featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.
- Gale in Context: Middle School
combines reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and more.
- Gale In Context: High School
supports student papers, projects, and presentations while empowering the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills with content aligned to national and state curriculum standards.
- Gale In Context: College
offers interdisciplinary content that reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.