Dearborn Heights Libraries

Electronic Books, Audiobooks, Movies, and More


Hoopla

Instantly borrow digital movies, music, eBooks and more with Hoopla. No waiting lists!

Hoopla Device Help and Instructions

OverDrive

Borrow digital books and audiobooks on your device with OverDrive. 

OverDrive Device Help and Instructions

Libby by OverDrive

Borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks to read or listen to on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed eBooks to your Kindle eReader!

Libby Help and Instructions

Kanopy

Instantly watch movies, documentaries, and educational videos.

Kanopy Help and Instructions

TumbleBooks

Online digital content for kids. TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. They are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sounds, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book (and some classics) which you can read, or have read to you.

TeenBookCloud

Streaming audiobooks for grades 7-12. The collection includes graphic novels, enhanced novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks.

Databases

ProCitizen

If you want to become a naturalized U.S. citizen, you must take the Naturalization Test. This course will help you prepare for the Civics, Reading, and Writing portions of the Naturalization Test. Through a series of 100 informative videos, plus practice exercises and quizzes, you will learn everything you need to know to successfully pass the Naturalization Test.

Ancestry

Ancestry helps you understand your genealogy. A family tree takes you back generations—the world’s largest collection of online family history records makes it possible.

Michigan Gardener

Regional gardening publication. Print copies usually available in the library, too.

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ABCMouse.com

In-library Use Only.
Learn to read with ABCmouse, the award-winning reading app for kids ages 2–8. Inspire your child to love learning and build confidence in reading, math, and more!

Language Learning Resources

 

Mango Languages

Language is an Adventure. Learn real-life conversations with native-speaker audio and cultural context so that you can speak like a local.

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LOTE Online for Kids

LOTE Online for Kids allows kids to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English), both in the library and at home. eBooks in 25+ languages, with English translations. No holds or waitlists.

Pronunciator

Learn any of 164 languages with personalized courses, movies, music, and more with this fun resource. Use for learning English as a Second Language or for learning foreign languages.

News for You

This website offers easy-to-read news stories that can help you learn to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Seven new stories are posted each Wednesday, along with audio, exercises, vocabulary, a crossword puzzle, a word search, and a poll. Listen to each story in full or sentence-by-sentence. Please call (313) 791-3813 for the password.



ESL Conversation Classes
Caroline Kennedy Library
September 14 - December 16, 2021
January 11 - May 25, 2022

Improve your English and meet new people with ESL conversation classes! These free, drop-in classes will increase your confidence and fluency in speaking. Learners with varying proficiencies are welcome. 

Tuesdays from 10:15 - 11:30 a.m.
Thursdays from 1:00 - 2:15 p.m.

Questions? Contact Lynn Skazalski at (313) 791-3824.

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SCOLA

Everything on SCOLA is designed to help people learn or teach a foreign language through the use of current news and entertainment, international newspapers and thousands of cultural photos, and more.

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Consumer Health Information

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Consumer Health Information Portal assists the public with health & wellness materials and medical research by providing information from reliable sources. Patrons are invited to use the Dearborn Heights Public Library CHIP collection, which consists of books, videos, and online databases related to health topics.