Library and Technology

Destiny Discover 

Search Acres Green's library for books. You can also sign in and place books on hold.

What to Read Next

Need help finding suggestions on what to read next? This website can give you suggestions based upon a book or author you like.

Accelerated Reader

In-School Testing site - Site to take AR tests at school. Tests cannot be taken at home.

BookFinder - Curious if a book has an AR test? Look it up here. You can also see what level it is and the amount of points it is worth.

E-Books and Databases

Sora App

DCSD students & staff can browse and enjoy eBooks and audiobooks anytime, anywhere, on any device. Students and staff login with their universal credentials to check out 3 titles at a time for a two-week lending period. After the lending period, the titles are automatically returned to the shelf! Click here to learn more.

Epic!

Instantly access 25,000 of the best books and videos for kids 12 and under (free for educators).

Discovery Education Streaming Plus

Experience multimedia content and bring learning to life. Utilize your district Single Sign On. For grades K-8.

World Almanac for Kids

To login at home, use your DCL library card.

Covers various subjects and topics, as well as resources for homework help and teacher support.

PebbleGo

Free through Douglas County Libraries. Sign in using the username engaged and password learning

Douglas County Libraries

  • Our digital library is always open—and it's been enhanced to accommodate more digital checkouts (now up to 12 borrows per month) and less wait time (decreased ratio of holds to copies, now just 3:1).

  • You may Skip the Line on OverDrive and through the Libby app for instant checkout of items, similar to Your Lucky Day items in our branches. And you'll see that familiar shamrock.

  • You may also access a variety of digital library perks, from audio-guided workouts, to crafting classes, to online learning and more.

  • Those who do not currently have a DCL library card can get instant access to our digital collection with a digital library card through OverDrive's Instant Digital Card and Hoopla's Engage.

 

World Book Online

To login at home, ask your librarian for login credentials.

Online encyclopedia includes eBooks, videos, activities, primary sources, read-aloud, and translation features.

Culture Grams

To login at home, use your DCL library card.

Reliable cultural information on the countries of the world.

Tumble Books

To login at home, use your DCL library card.

An online collection of animated, talking picture and chapter books with fun educational games.

Colorado History

Colorado Department of Education- Offers primary source sets for elementary teachers and students grades k-6.

Colorado Encyclopedia - An online resource for all things Colorado vetted by top Colorado scholars. Includes articles leveled for 4th, 8th, and 10th grade readers. 

Capstone Interactive


Free access through Douglas County Libraries. Sign in using the username continue and password reading.
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