The Cordova Library is closed until further notice as a preventive response to COVID-19. Due dates for borrowed materials will be adjusted. Library staff are working to provide virtual programs for our patrons. Online Storytime and other programs will be coming soon!
While spending much of our time isolated from each other may be a strain, we are fortunate to live in a time when there are many fantastic digital resources available to us. Listed below are some suggestions from your staff at the Cordova Public Library.
Keep reading and stay healthy!
Borrow, read & return books in digital format- FREE! (https://adl.overdrive.com) can be accessed in a web browser (via laptop, personal computer, or electronic device). Click Sign in, select Cordova Public Library from drop-down list. Then enter Your Library Card Number, the PIN is 99574 (Cordova’s zip code)
Kids, Teen and Adult books are available!
Choose a Browsing category. You can then filter your search in many ways. Once you find the item you want, click on the image, and check to see if it is available. If it is, click on “Borrow”. If it isn’t, you can place a Hold to borrow later. Click on the Download button. You may need to install the correct program for the format you have chosen. The OverDrive Media Console will open on your electronic device. Follow any wizard directions.
You may choose to download the user-friendly App.
“Libby” is the App version of the Alaska Digital Library and is compatible with: Mac products (App Store), Windows 10 Computers (Windows Store), Android Devices (Google Play Store)
Storyline (https://www.storylineonline.net/) offers a wonderful collection of children’s books that are read by an assortment of actors. Their character voices, coupled with fun animation, make for enjoyable story-telling productions.
Audible (https://stories.audible.com/start-listen) has gifted a vast collection of audio books for free streaming throughout the duration of school closures. There are books available for all age groups.
Draw Every Day with JJK (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCObbZ-lkhRQ203mtX9ZmgtA) is an engaging program presented by author/illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka via his YouTube channel. Kids of all ages are encouraged to keep their creative juices flowing every weekday at 2 p.m. Past programs are available for screening at any time.