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Summer Reading 2020
All reading is good reading!
The Summer Reading Club starts June 1st and runs through July 31st. Readers of all ages can participate in this year's club: Imagine Your Story. The Summer Reading Club, programs, and activities will be virtual this year due to the Coronavirus. Readers age 18 and over are welcome to join the Adult Club. Readers rising K through grade 12 will enjoy the Youth Club.
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Learn Another Language
The popular online language learning platform - Rosetta Stone - is now available for Chapin Memorial Library cardholders. Using the proven immersion method of language learning, patrons can choose from over 30 languages that are accessible in the library — or anywhere, anytime. Core lessons build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Focused activities refine your grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more. First time users will need to authenticate with their library card and then create a Rosetta Stone profile.
The physical library may be closed, but the virtual library is open 24/7. Need a good book to read? Try one of our download services below...
One of the largest electronic book download services available to libraries and their patrons on the Internet. Download eBooks and eAudiobooks to your smartphone, tablet, portable device, or computer. Titles are shared with other libraries in the Palmetto Library Consortium. Checkout limit is 5 titles per borrower at a time with user set due dates.
Axis360 is an exclusive eBook and eAudio download service from Baker&Taylor for Chapin Memorial Library cardholders. Checkout limit is 5 titles per borrower at a time with a 14 day checkout period.
Read or flip though digital magazines right in your web browser. No checkout limits and no due dates. Download the app to read magazines offline.
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books, chapter books and read-alongs for kids that are played right in your web browser. No checkouts required. Read as many as you like.
For a limited time, TumbleBooks has made additional collections available to subscribing libraries and their patrons during this difficult time. Read as many books as you want, whenever you want, on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.
TumbleMath is the most comprehensive collection of math picture books you will find anywhere. All in the amazing TumbleBook format complete with animation and narration. The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans and quizzes.
A robust selection of graphic novels, enhanced novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks.
An online collection of streaming audio books. No checkouts or due dates. Unlimited access. Includes classic titles , contemporary fiction, mystery, westerns, romance, sci-fi and more.
Unlimited and unrestricted access to a collection of steamy romance novels for the older crowd! Contemporary, historical, time travel, paranormal or inspirational.
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