Akron HS/MS Resources For eReading and Distance Learning

  • Hello Everyone!


    We have compiled some resources for you to access reading material during the closure. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions lpenn@akronk12.org and check out our list of STEAM activities, interesting websites and Virtual Tours!


    Your Librarians, Mrs. Penn and Ms. Rak


    ACS HS/MS Library Catalog  & Destiny Discover 

    Our school collection contains eBooks - choose the eBook option in the drop down menu for Material Type (or Format under Search Options in Destiny Discover) put your cursor in the search box and hit enter to bring up all of our eBooks. Some you will need to check out electronically, others you can simply open and read.


    Reading Access Options for eBook/Audio Books:


    Mackin thousands of mulit-user eBooks for AKRON MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL, AKRON, NY

    Username: akronmhs

    Password: akronmhs


    eBooks from Lightbox

    (follow link and sign into school website to access password) k-12 titles from Follet


    Teen Cloud 

    TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks and educator resources perfect for your middle school, high school, or public library. We offer a robust selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks. The collection is available online around the clock. No downloads, no waiting! If you can access the internet, you can be reading, watching, or listening to fantastic content.

    Audible Stories

    Audible is offering an incredible collection of stories, for as long as schools are closed. Free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet

    Public Library Options:

    • Buffalo and Erie County Public Libraries - Use the Libby App - you will need a B&ECPL card to check out ebooks, you may apply for an ecard here if you do not already have one.
    • New York Public Library - NYPL's ebooks are provided by Overdrive - web browser compatible. App options:
      • The Chrome app is Libby. (This option requires library cards, you may apply for an ecard)
      • Web Options SimplyE app - NO LIBRARY CARD NEEDED, check link for compatibility.


    Web Based E Book Options:


    Internet Archive Open Library  

    Project Gutenberg

    History Comics and Comics in Education 


    Open Textbook Library