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Columbus Metropolitan Library Offers Large Variety Of Family Resources

March 25, 2020 -- While all Columbus Metropolitan Library locations remain closed, students and families can continue to access materials and online resources 24 hours a day at columbuslibrary.org – absolutely free.

  • eBooks and eAudiobooks from the Digital Downloads Collaboration powered by OverDrive
  • Digital magazines from Flipster
  • Movies, music and eAudiobooks from Hoopla
  • Classic cinema, indie films and documentaries from Kanopy, plus check out Kanopy Kids for characters your kids will know and love
  • Instant access eAudiobooks from RBdigital
  • TumbleBook Library: Animated, talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love.
  • Scholastic: (not ours but providing resources – has been promoted and will find link)
  • Kanopy Kids: Browse educational and engaging programs for children of all ages.
  • Kids InfoBits: Provides age-appropriate content on topics including animals, arts, geography, social studies, technology and more.
  • TrueFlix: Improve reading and build knowledge with this multimedia resource.
  • Like arts and crafts? Check out CreativeBug for award-winning online art and craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.
  • Want to learn something new? Check out Lynda.com for a wide variety of courses and you can even get certified toward becoming a web developer. You can also download the app on your mobile device with these step-by-step instructions.
  • Enjoy learning about local history and genealogy? Check out resources here and visit MyHistory for thousands of digital images, primary documents, maps and artifacts of Columbus.
  • Want to learn a new language? Check out Mango Languages, which offers instruction in more than 70 languages.