Barcroft Library

Welcome to the Barcroft LibrarydestinydiscoverbuttonRight at HOME!

Your access to Video Read-alouds, eBook collections, APS Databases, Kids’ Search Engines, Library Learning Activities, Authors websites and more!

Enjoy these “click and go” digital books:  

No passwords necessary!! 

TumbleBooks (see below),  Audible,  

Unite for Literacy   Storyline Online 

NYC  multi-lingual Covid-19 collection

If TumbleBooks asks for a password: use this: user name: tumble735  password:  books

To get eBooks and Audio books through Barcroft Library Catalog,

click below:


Forgot how?  Scroll down to Help and Directions section.

For Research, Encyclopedias, PebbleGo, National Geographic Kids,  search APS DATABASES, through Canvas (see video below) or through MackinVia, click below.

MackinVia logo

Kid-friendly Internet Search Engines:   KidRex and Kiddle


Library Activities:

PreK through 2nd grade,  click here for fun learning activities from APS Librarians.

3rd through 5th grade,  click here for learning activities from APS Librarians.

Be sure to show your work to Mrs. Pippins when we come back.

Help and directions to eResources:

Video directions: How to GET eBooks on your iPad Click here.

Video directions:  How to DOWNLOAD eBooks on your iPad: Click here.

Video directions for PUTTING Destiny Discover, the eBook Catalog on your iPad: Click here.

Video directions for Getting APS databases and eBooks through Canvas: Click here.

Directions in Spanish & English for getting eBooks and Audio Books:  click here.

Broken Links?  Password problems? QUESTIONS???  EMAIL: Mrs. Pippins

Activities and AUTHORS’ webpages are HERE.

Online Read Alouds:

Try TumbleBook Library.    tumblebooks  

In Tumblebooks: picture books, nonfiction, GRAPHIC NOVELS, Spanish books are read aloud for you.

Try Storyline Online to hear famous actors read picture books.

Try Audio Books with   audible

Try  Unite for Literacy to practice reading skills with great learning to read books.

Try New York City School System multi-lingual collection of kids’ eBooks about Covid-19.

Margo and Jackie

Librarian:  Mrs. Pippins

Assistant Librarian:  Mrs. Bonilla

Read widely, think deeply, act kindly


Broken links????   QUESTIONS???  EMAIL: Mrs. Pippins