Library Staff:     Mrs. Yost, Library Media Specialist
                                   Mrs. Pauly, Library Aide

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What is an eBook?

An electronic book, or an eBook, is typically distributed as a digital file that can be used on any compatible computer or mobile device. With the growth in the use of tablets, smart phones or the Ipad.

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Sora Reading App by OverDrive

Sora is a new reading and listening app being used by the Averill Park School District. With Sora, students and staff can access a large collection of ebooks and audiobooks for independent, recreational, or teacher-assigned reading. Students can read or listen to these books using a Chromebook, desktop computer, or personal mobile device.

 

Getting Started:

 

  1. School computers, ipads, and other school devices already have the Sora app downloaded on them.  Simply look for the Sora Icon to get started.
  2. To access Sora on your personal devices, such as home computer, ipad, cell phone, etc, go to https://soraapp.com using a web browser on any computer or device. 
  3. If you are using an Android or Apple mobile device you can also install the Sora app from your device’s app store (links below).
  4. Choose the drop down:  “Find my school.” (choose Averill Park School District) 
  5. Your school Google account will need to be linked the first time you use the app.  Now you’re all set!
  6. Click the Explore tab to search for and borrow a book. Your book will open so you can start reading or listening right away. 
  7. You can keep a book for 14 days. You can checkout up to 3 books at a time. You can place holds on books that are checked out. 
  8. Close the book and go to your Shelf to see all your books. From there, you can:

            * Tap Open Book or Open Audiobook to read or listen to a book.

                * Tap Options to renew or return the book, get to your notes and highlights, & more.

 

     Download the App to use on your mobile device here:

 

Amazon's FREE Audible Stories

Amazon's Audible Stories is a free website where you can listen to hundreds of Audible audio titles across six different languages—English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Japanese.