Books, music & more

Bag of Books – Book Recommendations

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Book Lists – Suggested Books

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Electronic Books & Audiobooks


New Online Content
Check out new new digital on our eLibraryNJ/Libby account. Have a Scotch Plains card and want to make requests? Fill out our online form.

eLibraryNJOverdrive & Libby
Overdrive & Libby are the platforms used to download eBook and eAudiobook. The titles are a collection provided by libraries in central NJ, offering thousands of popular fiction and non-fiction titles. Since April 2020, the Youth Services Department has been purchasing additional content for SPPL Library cardholders.

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Free ebooks about Covid-19
Thank you to the New York City School Library System for compiling these free ebooks about COVID-19

Scholastic Databases
Access more of our resources and our Scholastic materials.

Tumblebooks A selection of animated ebooks for K-6th graders, including picture books, chapter books, graphic novels, and non-fiction selections.

World Book eBooks
Access a variety of ebooks with your library card – from non-fiction to classic titles!

Magazines

Flipster
Access your favorite magazines anytime, anywhere. Curl up and get comfortable. With Flipster you can read the latest issues of your favorite full-color magazines on your computer or mobile device.

Music

Freegal
A downloadable and stream-able music service from SPPL. All you need is your library card number for access to about 3 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists.

Movies

Kanopy Kids
Kanopy Kids is offering FREE unlimited access kids to quality educational content like Sesame Street, Arthur, and even benefit from language learning series. Free access will be available for a limited time – must use an adult library card to log on (for details on how to log in view our Streaming Video & Music page).