What an exciting time for educators, program leaders, and librarians! With a broad partnership across government, developers, publishers, and libraries, Open eBooks, a service that allows in-need children access to eBooks without incurring any costs, has been announced to the public. Check out Open eBooks now or read more about the service below.
If you work with in-need youth in libraries, schools, shelters, clinics, out-of-school time programs, military family programs, early childhood programs, and other capacities you can access Open eBooks by registering with First Book. Learn how to get started now!
“Open eBooks is an app containing thousands of popular and award-winning titles that are free for children from in-need households. These eBooks can be read without checkouts or holds. The goal of Open eBooks is to encourage a love of reading and serve as a gateway to children reading even more often, whether in school, at libraries, or through other eBook reading apps.”
Finally, check out the announcement from none-other than Michelle Obama!