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Staying Home?

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There’s no need to leave the house to visit the Library! We have digital media and online resources available to access for free from anywhere with your Library card.

Want e-books but don’t have a Seattle Public Library card? No problem: You can now sign up instantly to receive access to e-books and e-audiobooks through OverDrive. You must be 13 or older and have access to a mobile phone.

  • E-books and E-Audiobooks

    E-books and E-Audiobooks

    Download great books to listen to or read on your device, including always-available copies of the Seattle Reads selection There There by Tommy Orange.

    Explore E-books and E-Audiobooks

  • Digital Magazines & Newspapers

    Digital Magazines & Newspapers

    Read the latest articles from magazines and newspapers from around the world, will access to full articles and no pay walls.

    Explore Digital Magazines & Newspapers

  • Movies & TV

    Movies & TV

    Stream classic films, new favorites, documentaries and kids’ movies, or binge watch a TV series. We offer several streaming platforms that are free to use with your Library card.

    Explore Movies & TV

  • Music

    Music

    Discover a new local band from PlayBack, or stream music by thousands of artists on one of our music services. Tracks are available to download and keep with your Library card.

    Explore Music

  • Podcasts

    Podcasts

    Even if you are not able to go to a Library event right now, we have years of event recordings in our podcast archives for you to enjoy from home.

    Explore Podcasts

  • Lynda.com by LinkedIn

    Lynda.com by LinkedIn

    Learn a new skill at your own pace, with thousands of courses covering animation, audio, video, business skills, marketing, design, photography, programming and much more.

    Explore Lynda.com by LinkedIn

  • Mango Languages

    Mango Languages

    Want to improve your conversation skills in another language? This interactive tool offers more than 70 languages, including English, for children and adults.

    Explore Mango Languages

  • Your Next 5 Books

    Your Next 5 Books

    Our librarians are available for reading recommendations. Just let us know what you like to read, and we’ll send you a personalized reading list.

    Explore Your Next 5 Books

  • Your Next Skill

    Your Next Skill

    Get a personalized learning plan for any new skill or hobby, with plenty of options for online learning.

    Explore Your Next Skill

Digital Resources for Kids & Families

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Kids staying home from school? We have online resources to keep kids learning and entertained. Access is free from anywhere with your Library card.

Find out more about our Online Resources & Databases for Students

  • Bookflix

    Bookflix

    Animated stories and interactive games keep young readers engaged and help build vocabulary.

    Explore Bookflix

  • Hoopla Digital Comics

    Hoopla Digital Comics

    Read digital comics and graphic novels on your computer, phone or tablet.

    Explore Hoopla Digital Comics

  • Kanopy Kids

    Kanopy Kids

    Kanopy offers children’s programming with Kanopy Kids. Browse educational and engaging videos for children of all ages.

    Explore Kanopy Kids

  • TumbleBook Library

    TumbleBook Library

    Help your child build reading, math and language skills with this fun collection of animated, talking picture books for preschool and elementary-age children.

    Explore TumbleBook Library

  • Student Research

    Student Research

    Access online resources to research your school projects from anywhere with your Library card.

    Explore Student Research

  • Library Link

    Library Link

    Many Seattle Public Schools students can access our online resources without signing up for a Library card.

    Explore Library Link

  • Instant Digital Library Card

    Instant Digital Library Card

    Want e-books but don’t have a Seattle Public Library card? No problem: You can now sign up instantly to receive access to e-books and e-audiobooks through OverDrive. You must be 13 or older and have access to a mobile phone.

    Get Instant Access

Recursos en línea (opciones en español)

  • Libros electrónicos y audiolibros
  • Periódicos actuales e históricos
  • Aprendizaje en línea
  • Revistas y periódicos digitales
  • Música, películas y programas de televisión para descargar o transmitir
  • Herramientas de investigación para la escuela o el trabajo