Online Resources for children

AudioBookCloud

Provider
Tumbleweed Press Inc.
Supported Languages
English
Subject Area
Audiobooks, Comics, Fiction, Music, Magazines - Databases for Children - Databases for Young Adults - Education - Multidisciplinary - Reference and Bibliography

AudioBookCloud is an online audiobook library collection streaming adult and children's audiobooks for schools and public libraries. Books are in English and Spanish, and in many different categories including fiction, non-fiction and classics.

BookFlix – Video Storybooks

Provider
Scholastic Learning Zone
Supported Languages
English
Subject Area
Audiobooks, Comics, Fiction, Music, Magazines - Databases for Children - Education - Social Sciences

Read along with online video storybooks for preschoolers through grade 3, then try games and activities to show what you’ve learned.

BOOKI

Provider
Made in Me
Supported Languages
English
Arabic
Subject Area
Audiobooks, Comics, Fiction, Music, Magazines - Databases for Children - Education

This award-winning app offers a new experience for reading digital books such as comics, magazines and bedtime stories in English and Arabic, selected from the world’s best publishers. Stories are presented with interactive and entertaining read-along audio and music. Parents and teachers can add their narration and sound effects to create a truly personal library that you can take with you wherever you go.

Follow these steps to be able to use or download Booki:

  1. Go to https://www.booki.life/qnl. Enter your email and password, then click ‘Create Account.’
  2. Click ‘Launch the Booki Web App’ button and log in with your account credentials (created in step 1) to use the web browser application, OR, download the “Booki” app on your device from Google Play or App Store, and then open the app and click ‘Login’ and use your account credentials (created in step 1).
  3. Agree to the license agreement (required for the first time login only).
  4. Go to ‘My Books’ on the left menu and download any book you want by clicking ‘Download’ under each book.
  5. Once the download is complete, click on the ‘Read’ button to load it.

Britannica School

Provider
Britannica
Supported Languages
English
Subject Area
Arts and Humanities - Engineering and Computer Science - History - Multidisciplinary - Natural and Physical Sciences - Religion and Philosophy - Social Sciences

Britannica School is an online learning resource for students from elementary to high school. Supporting curriculum objectives and student research, this interactive tool provides articles from encyclopedias, images and videos, lessons and activities, as well as many other valuable information sources.

Jana Reading

Provider
Rima Zuhair Alkurdi Company & Partner
Supported Languages
Arabic
Subject Area
Audiobooks, Comics, Fiction, Music, Magazines - Databases for Children - Education

Jana is a children’s online learning platform that helps primary school students improve their reading skills in a fun and interactive way. The resource provides a collection of educational games according to the established standards of Arabic 21.

NOTE:

Access to this resource is a login-based and not IP-based. QNL has 2,000 Jana accounts, which can be distributed to educators and parents in Qatar on a first come, first served basis. To request one of these accounts or if you need any further details, please contact the Children’s Library team at [email protected].

 

Nahla wa Nahil

Provider
Al Manhal
Supported Languages
Arabic
Subject Area
Audiobooks, Comics, Fiction, Music, Magazines - Databases for Children - Education

Nahla wa Nahil is a children’s online learning platform that provides access to thousands of Arabic books, videos and educational games.

Follow these steps to be able to create a new account:

  1. Go to https://0-www-nahlawanahil-com.library.qnl.qa/
  2. Click ‘Enter’
  3. A dialogue box will pop-up saying ‘If you don’t have an account yet, click here to register’; click on the word ‘here.’
  4. The signup form will appear. Enter the required information.
  5. Click ‘Save.’ Your account will be created and the welcome page will appear.

Novelist K-8

Provider
EBSCO
Supported Languages
English
Subject Area
Arts and Humanities - Databases for Children - Databases for Young Adults - Education - Language and Literature - Multidisciplinary - Social Sciences

This database allows you to search English titles for children up to 18 years old based on their preferences across different topics. You can find information about titles, read reviews and see lists of recommended books. A great place to find your next title to read.

OverDrive

Provider
OverDrive
Supported Languages
English
Subject Area
Audiobooks, Comics, Fiction, Music, Magazines - Arts and Humanities - Language and Literature - Multidisciplinary

OverDrive provides popular ebooks for most devices, including PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android and Nook.

RBdigital Audiobooks

Provider
RBdigital
Supported Languages
English
Subject Area
Audiobooks, Comics, Fiction, Music, Magazines - Language and Literature - Multidisciplinary

RBdigital is an English-only digital audiobook database that allows users to download audiobooks to any iPod, iPhone, iPad or computer running a Windows or iOs operating system. The collection of approximately 6,100 items includes genres such as popular general fiction, literary fiction, science fiction, classic fiction, mystery, biography and creative non-fiction.

After you sign in to your Qatar National Library account, you will be redirected to the RBdigital website. The first time you arrive on the site, you will need to create an account. Here is a video to help you sign in and use the site. Once you are logged in to the site, click Help to learn more about how to use the service.

You will need to download RBdigital Media Manager to listen to the audiobooks; click here to download.

RBdigital Magazines

Provider
RBdigital
Supported Languages
English
Subject Area
Audiobooks, Comics, Fiction, Music, Magazines - Databases for Children - Databases for Young Adults - Multidisciplinary - Reference and Bibliography

RBdigital Magazines provides access to popular full-color digital magazines, including both new and backlist titles, with no holds or checkout period limitations. Check out titles instantly using your desktop or mobile using the RBdigital App.

To be able to download any titles, you need to create an account or register. Once registered, you need to log in once before checking out or downloading any titles. Find titles by selecting the cover or clicking the search icon. In addition to permanent checkout of titles, you can build a digital backlist for browsing and reading anytime. For more help, here is a simple user guide.

TrueFlix – Books & Videos

Provider
Scholastic Learning Zone
Supported Languages
English
Subject Area
Audiobooks, Comics, Fiction, Music, Magazines - Arts and Humanities - Databases for Children - Language and Literature - Multidisciplinary - Reference and Bibliography

View online science and social studies books and videos for grades 3–6, then try games and activities to show what you’ve learned.

TumbleBook Library (Premium)

Provider
Tumbleweed Press Inc.
Supported Languages
English
Subject Area
Audiobooks, Comics, Fiction, Music, Magazines - Arts and Humanities - Databases for Children - Education - Multidisciplinary

TumbleBook Library provides access to a great source of animated talking picture books, puzzles, games, quizzes, videos, and language learning sources for children and teens. It can also be used as a teaching tool by instructors.