On March 15th, TumbleBooks, a world leader in online children’s book databases, announced that it is making its family of online libraries available for free to Cook Memorial Library until at least August 31, 2020. It’s flagship product, TumbleBooklibrary (www.tumblebooklibrary.com) is a collection of animated talking picture books, read-alongs, ebooks, quizzes, lesson plans, and educational games which is used by thousands of schools and public libraries in over 100 countries across the world. “TumbleBooks can be accessed by our patrons from the comfort and safety of their homes! The sites are easy to use, and access is completely unlimited, said Library Director Kip Roberson. “You can visit our website at www.CookMemorialLibrary.org to access the collections; follow the “Things To Do When Bored” link on our homepage.”

The collections available include the following: TumbleBookLibrary. K-5, TumbleMath. K-5, TeenBookCloud. 5-12, AudioBookCloud. Teen/Adult, RomanceBookCloud. Adult TumbleBooks President and CEO Ron Zevy issued this statement: “During these difficult times we, like you, are only concerned with the safety and well-being of our children. We put business concerns aside and work for the greater good of the community. We hope and pray our content can provide much needed entertainment, distraction, and education.” TumbleBooks, based in Toronto, Canada owns and operates TumbleBookLibrary, TumbleMath, and TeenBookCloud, AudioBookCloud, and RomanceBookCloud.

For more information about this and other library services, please contact the library at 541.962.1339.