Library Apps

  • Sample Library app icon: Stanza

    • New apps are added frequently and are located at the top of the list.
    • All Apps are FREE unless otherwise indicated.
    • If you are interested in any of these Apps, click on the App or visit the iTunes App Store or the Android Marketplace.

     

Library Apps

  • LightSail

    Patform: iOS

    LightSail is the adaptive reading platform that helps students, classrooms, and school districts exceed their literacy goals. Students get access to personalized libraries filled with thousands of engaging, just-right texts to choose from. In-text assessments motivate students to increase the volume of their reading along with the difficulty of the texts they choose. Teachers get real-time access to meaningful data about student reading behavior, comprehension, and growth so they can provide the necessary guidance to enhance learning and encourage a love of reading.

     


     

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  • Subtext

    Platform: iOS

    Subtext(™) supports teachers in their Common Core instruction and helps students move closer to college and career readiness by encouraging them to analyze what they read, articulate what they think, and make connections between texts and the outside world.

     


     

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  • Good Reads—iOS

    Good Reads—Android

    Keep track of what you want to read, review the books you've read, and organize your reading history by adding books to your shelves. Find new and interesting books by looking at what your friends are reading, and comment on their reviews. No other app combines the power and depth of the Goodreads community with an enormous catalog of books and reviews.

     


     

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  • Tales2Go

    Platform: iOS

    Tales2Go excites kids to read. Tales2Go is a kids' mobile audiobook service that gives teachers and parents instant and unlimited access to thousands of name-brand audio titles from leading publishers and storytellers to play on Apple mobile devices in the classroom and beyond.

     


     

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  • Ask3

    Platform: iOS

    Ask3 allows teachers and students with iPads to easily share knowledge and collaborate via threaded, video conversations. By recording your voice, drawings, and images, Ask3 helps you create videos that can be shared directly to your class. Students can watch the videos you create using Ask3 and can quickly ask and answer each other's questions.

     


     

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  • Flipboard—iOS

    Flipboard—Android

    Flipboard creates a personalized magazine out of everything being shared with you. Flip through your Facebook news feed, tweets from your Twitter timeline, photos from Instagram friends, sounds from SoundCloud and much more.

     


     

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  • YALSA's Teen Book Finder

    Platform: iOS

    Students will be able to find the best books and media for teens, as selected by library staff and educators across the United States!

     


     

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  • Gale-Access My Library

    Platform: iOS

    This app will allow students to access deep knowledge nearby when you locate and unlock the rich, relevant resources of your school library.

     


     

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  • MeeGenius! Kids' Books—iOS

    MeeGenius! Kids' Books—Android

    Read along word highlighting, top notch illustrations, read alone or follow along with expert narration.

     


     

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  • Wikipedia—iOS

    Wikipedia—Android

    This app is the free encyclopedia containing more than 20 million articles in 280 languages, and is the most comprehensive and widely used reference work humans have ever compiled.

     


     

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  • WorldBook: This Day in History

    Platform: iOS

    This Day in History is an interactive multimedia calendar that displays historical events for the current day or any selected day, along with related media such as photos, illustrations, music, and speeches. You can hear the national anthems of countries on the day they became a nation, etc.

     


     

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  • EBSCOhost—iOS

    EBSCOhost—Android

    Access articles from journals, magazines, and newspapers on multiple subjects such as current events, health & medicine, business, history, and much more.

     


     

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  • QR Reader

    Platform: iOS

    Fast and effective. App opens instantly in real-time scanning mode.

     


     

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  • EasyBib—iOS

    EasyBib—Android

    Students can create accurate MLA, APA, and Chicago style citations in seconds by scanning a book bar code or by typing the name of a book. Build and manage your works cited. Once done, email your citations and then export your citations to EasyBib.com's popular bibliography management service.

     


     

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  • New York Times—iOS

    New York Times—Android

    App allows students to enjoy the award-winning journalism of The New York Times, anywhere, with the enhanced NYTimes app for iPad - including more content with blogs, videos and slide shows.

     


     

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  • Corkulous

    Platform: iOS

    Use this app to collect, organize, and share ideas.

     


     

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  • Stanza

    Platform: iOS

    Students can use Stanza to read books on their mobile device

     


     

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  • Evernote

    Platform: iOS

    This app allows students to save ideas and improve productivity.

     


     

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  • Dictionary—iOS

    Dictionary—Android

    Top rated reference content.

     


     

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  • Wikipanion

    Platform: iOS

    Wikipedia fit for the iPad. This allows students to look up authors, time periods and more to help your patrons out if they have a question.

     


     

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  • Use Your Handwriting

    Platform: iOS

    App makes it easy to take notes without using the keyboard.

     


     

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  • OverDrive Media Console—iOS

    OverDrive Media Console—Android

    eReader App for free books through Monroe #1 BOCES or the public library. M1B OverDrive Library select school and use school computer login for access.

     


     

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  • Safari Montage

    Platform: iOS

    iPads Only! Instructional Multimedia app for all curricular areas. For access to M1B database, please type in http://media.monroe.edu for the I.P. address, select school and use school computer login for access.

     


     

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  • iBooks

    Platform: iOS

    Download and read books from various resources. Works with PDF files as well.

     


     

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  • Nook—iOS

    Nook—Android

    Free app for reading books purchased through B & N or OverDrive.

     


     

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  • Kindle—iOS

    Kindle—Android

    Free app for reading books purchased through Amazon or OverDrive

     


     

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  • Google Books—iOS

    Google Books—Android

    App to use to read millions of books from Google Play.

     


     

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  • ICDL

    Platform: iOS

    International Children's Digital Library brings a worldwide collection of children's books.

     


     

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