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Online resources for students and families
The GCDS Librarians have compiled some resources that you may find helpful during an extended school closure. This is not an exhaustive list, but we hope that it will be helpful for you!
eBooks & Audio Books
Contact a librarian for the GCDS access code, and to learn how to access thousands of ebooks from the GCDS and Greenwich libraries!
Audiobooks for children 0-18
Harper at Home
Read-alouds, podcasts, and activities from HarperCollins Publishers
International Children's Digital Library
A multilingual site with a wide variety of genres, interest levels and resources.
A web gateway to learning links, read-alouds and more.
A free ebook library for 3-11 year olds, as well as educational activities and games.
A range of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, essays and books in the public domain in a wide variety of languages, All are accessible in a variety of formats.
View their collection as eBooks. Also has online educational games, activity books, and other fun things to do.
Library of Congress
A variety of children’s books -- old ,but fun to read, talk about, look at, and share with kids.
eBooks read aloud by volunteers. All are free and copyright-free.
Streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Mostly for grades K-4.
One More Story
online library of children's illustrated books set to music and read aloud.
Read, Wonder, and Learn
From author Kate Messer, a collection of online read-alouds and skillshares.
Digital collection from Abdo Publishers
From CT State Library - Use code ctstatelib20 when registering
Greenwich Digital Library Video Tutorial
How to access and borrow the Public Library's free eBooks and audiobooks.
National Emergency Library (all books)
A collection of scanned books dowloadable as pdf or e pub files after signing up. Can be filtered for children's books and other subjects