* library card is required for some resources
RPL Digital Content
Accessible with web browser or app:
OverDrive: ebooks & audiobooks*
Hoopla: ebooks, audiobooks, videos, and music*
RB Digital: digital magazines and comic books*
On the web:
Newsbank: Local and National Newpapers *
RPL eResources Research Tools & Reference Materials Page *
NJ State Library Resources*: Including NoveList for searching fiction titles, Rosetta Stone for learning a language, ReferenceUSA for searching businesses, and a Teacher Reference Center.
RPL STEAM webpage
RPL STEAM Newsletters
RPL on YouTube Simple STEM, Kids' Crafts, and How-to Tech videos
RPL on FaceBook
RPL on Instagram
RPL's List of Recommended Apps
Free Digital Books
OverDrive: ebooks & audiobooks*
Hoopla: ebooks & audiobooks*
RB Digital: comic books, graphic novels & classic lit audiobooks*
Free Audible Stories (audio streaming) for children and teens from Amazon. Audible app NOT required.
Project Gutenbeg - digitized classic literature
ManyBooks Free eBooks
Unite for Literacy online picture books
Storyline Online: Children's Stories read by celebrities
Out of this World STEM books from World Books and NASA collaboration
Other Free Resources: Websites and Databases
Click here for a compiled list of websites, apps, and kits for learning how to code.
Kahn Academy always free online lessons for all ages
CovED provides free reources and access to mentors for K-12 students in need of academic support.
Learn to Type with TypingClub
DK Find Out: Videos, Quizzes, and Fun Facts
Time For Kids free digital library and teaching materials through the end of the school year.
Scholastic's resources for at-home learning
Bedtime Math (makers of Crazy 8's) at-home activities
iCivics free resources for games and lessons about the democratic process and our system of government
NASA STEM at-home activities
NOVA STEM education resources based on NOVA productions
SciJinks Earth Science and Weather topics by NOAA
PBS Learning Media Lessons, videos, worksheets for all ages and subjects
Crash Course Kids: A curated list of science-related YouTube videos focused at the 5th grade level
TedEd Series for students
Library of Congress Digtial Collections: Find electronic copies of hundreds of original documents
Free ChemMatters articles for High Schoolers from the American Chemical Society
The Crash Course: YouTube videos for High School Topics
H.S. Computer Science Curriculum by Carnegie Mellon University
FutureLearn's Study Skills courses for college-bound students. Free and paid options available.
OpenLearn Free articles and courses on a wide range of academic subjects, as well as study skills and job skills.
VarsityTutors Free online academic classes and summer camps for a wide range of interests, including dinosaurs, Minecraft, magic, film production and more!
Libraries to Business: Resources and free webinars for cultivating a business career
DigitalLearn lessons on the basics of computers, email, social media, and looking for jobs and staying safe online.
From the National Library of Medicine (NLM):
Trusted Health Information on MedlinePlus.
Scientific Journal Abstracts and Articles on PubMed
HeritageQuest Free access to the geneological research database (must use this link.)*
Kovel's Antiques Guide Online, for cleaning out your closets and finding treasures!
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Resources for managing and protecting your finances, mortgage and student loans.
Resources for Reading Disabilities
National Center for Learning Disabilities
The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity
Florida Center for Reading Research
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Assistive Technology Blog