Ebooks for Research
To get to KMS's ebook collection:
- Log in to Destiny with your student user name & computer password,
- Look in the Public Resource Lists for "eBooks at KMS" (multi-user) or "Single user eBooks",
- Click on the book you want to try to open the information box about it, and
- Click on the link at the bottom of the box to open the book.
Access, search and download FREE audiobooks with the North Thurston Public Schools'OneClickdigital service!You'll need a special Library Access Code to set up your account--please see Ms. Matthews to register your account or click here to obtain your code. (You'll need to log-in to your school Google account to see the passwords.) Once your personal account is created, you'll be able to access the audiobook catalog, search and download files to your computer and/or device.Also, Books Should be Free is a great source for public domain (free) audiobooks and ebooks. Lit2Go has another nice collection of public domain free e-books. This site has a nice list of other sources of free ebooks and audiobooks, including Project Gutenberg, a huge collection of public domain works.
Other options for free or cheap e-books and audiobooks can be found at the website BookBub.com You can sign up for their service and get an e-mail a day with the newest free or inexpensive ebooks. Rarely do they cost more than $2.99. Sign up for the device(s) you have and the genres you prefer. You can also download free Nook or Kindle Apps to your device. BookBub sometimes has different offers for each of these different providers. You will need accounts with Nook or Kindle to use these apps. Watch for the deals! If you're willing to read new undiscovered authors, you can often get free books.
Remember, with a Timberland Regional Library card, you can access a number of free e-book & audiobook aps (& more) for your personal devices. To make the apps work with the Timberland Regional Library, you'll need to put your card number and pin into the app. You can now use the MyTRL Student card for on-line access or get a Timberland Regional Library card application (or click the link) and take your parent on a field trip to our local branch. A few Apps to try once you have your card: Libby & Overdrive (download from your favorite app store). They have a HUGE selection! If something is not available, you can put it on Hold right from your device. You'll get it once it's your turn in line.
A collection of books for students to read on line. Many topics! Animals, Arts & Humanities, Biographies, Curriculum Activities, Environment, Health & Human Body, History & Government, Science, Sports, & Technology.
If you access this from home, you'll need to log on to your Google Account & then open the page with passwords. Use the User name & Password for Proquest & SIRS Discoverer site.